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Ethiopia-Eritrea First Talks In 20 Years

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On Tuesday, high-level leaders from Ethiopia and Eritrea “opened the doors of peace” after nearly two decades of military stand-offs (Reuters). In a rapid series of policy changes or reversals, Ethiopia’s newly appointed Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his government would fully implement a UN peace agreement made in 2000 (AJ). Ethiopia’s rapidly growing economy […]

Zimbabwe’s First Post-Mugabe Elections Announced

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Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced last week that the country’s presidential and parliamentary elections would be on July 30, 2018 (BBC). This will be the first election since the military forced President Robert Mugabe out of office in a coup last November (CNN). Mnangagwa’s strongest challenger is 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic […]