NEWS AFRICA 8 November 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian military said on Wednesday that it has decided to reestablish a naval force despite the country’s landlocked geographical location. The East African country disbanded its navy force more than two decades ago following the separation of Eritrea, leaving Ethiopia without access to a major...

HARVARD POLITICAL REVIEW 29 October 2018 by KESHAV RASTOGI Port of Djibouti, 2005 With over 100 million people, Ethiopia is easily the most populous landlocked...

REUTERS 25 October 2018 by GEORGE OBULUTSA ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament has approved senior diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president, proceedings on state television showed, cementing another shift in the country’s political system from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Sahle-Work is at present U.N. under-secretary general...

THE AFRICA REPORT 15 October 2018 by NICHOLAS NORBROOK n a short few months, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has upended the canons of Ethiopian politics, diplomacy...