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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Hudson joins the BBC to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Energy & Environment

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Nile Basin’s GERD dispute creates risks for Egypt, Sudan, and beyond

Competition for the Nile Basin’s freshwater has been growing markedly for three decades. In 2011, it intensified after Ethiopia started building the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

MENASource by Amal Kandeel

Ethiopia North Africa

Thu, Apr 2, 2020

Coronavirus deals a blow to Ethiopia’s elections

On March 31, the government of Ethiopia indefinitely postponed historic elections that were scheduled to take place in August. This makes Ethiopia the first African nation, in what is likely to be a wave of countries, forced to set back highly contentious political contests in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, with significant implications for the outcome.

AfricaSource by Bronwyn Bruton

Africa Coronavirus

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

African elections in the time of coronavirus

African elections slated for 2020 are already being affected by COVID-19, with the potential for delays and disruptions to have significant impact on election credibility, political trust, and adherence to term limits across the continent.

AfricaSource by Luke Tyburski

Africa Coronavirus

Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Bruton quoted in Voice of America on Ethiopia’s rejection of the US-brokered GERD agreement

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Energy & Environment

Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Hruby quoted in the New York Times on Pompeo’s Africa visit

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa East Africa

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Bruton quoted in VOA on status of US-brokered GERD talks

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Energy & Environment

Wed, Nov 6, 2019

Bruton quoted in VOA on US interest in Ethiopian dam dispute

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Energy & Environment

Wed, Nov 6, 2019

Hudson quoted in Reuters on US-led talks in Ethiopian dam dispute

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Energy & Environment

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Bruton in Foreign Policy: Will Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Prize tilt Ethiopia’s election?

Abiy Ahmed took up the reins of government in Ethiopia at a time of profound strife, and through a serious of deft political gestures, including the release of thousands of political prisoners and overturning highly repressive restrictions on civil society and political groups, he probably averted a civil war. His reforms may have been symbolic—critics […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Elections