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Ethiopian Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed must do more to keep the country stable. Hakon Mosvold Larsen/EPA-EFE

Why Ethiopia is in deep trouble, and how it got here

Abiy's administration should stop talking about reform and liberalisation and focus instead on stopping the country from sliding into disarray
Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at his swearing-in in Addis Ababa. STR/EPA

Why Ethiopia’s new leader could be a game changer

Dr Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in as the new prime minister of Ethiopia. The youthful Oromo leader now faces the herculean task of uniting a divided country.
A man from disputed Badme poses in front of a tank abandoned during the 1998-2000 Ethiopia-Eritrea war. The risk of a fresh war is remote. Reuters/Ed Harris

Why Ethiopia, Eritrea skirmish is unlikely to spiral into another war

Will the latest Ethiopia-Eritrea conflict spiral into a large-scale military confrontation? The odds are highly unlikely: neither side believes it would gain from such an eventuality.

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