Last year, the World Bank teamed up with the United Kingdom and European Union to devise a new approach to the migrant crisis in Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa nation is home to more than 160,000 refugees from Eritrea but this
Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki has blamed the US for a border conflict with Ethiopia that killed an estimated 70,000 people between 1998 and 2000.
Djibouti has accused Eritrea of occupying a stretch of disputed territory along their shared border, days after Qatar peacekeeper troops were withdrawn from the site.
Qatar has announced the withdrawal of its peacekeeping troops at the Eritrea-Djibouti border, as the Gulf country becomes increasingly isolated.
Ten Christians have been arrested in Eritrea ahead of a protest vigil in the name of Christian prisoners who died in captivity in the Horn of Africa nation.
The US has imposed further sanctions on Eritrea, this time for attempting to buy military equipment from North Korea.
Ethiopia has accused Eritrean rebels of staging an attack on the massive Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.
The British government downplayed the severity of human rights abuses taking place in Eritrea so it could avoid taking in refugees from the African country.
Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki is routinely called Africa’s Kim Jong-un by the Western media. The comparison is pretty simple: Eritrea is Africa’s version of North Korea and Isaias [Eritreans are addressed by their first name] is its secretive, all-empowered leader.
The UN has warned that foreign nations helping Eritrea to build a new military base are violating an arms embargo placed on the country.