East Africa

Briefs

  • EPC | 30 Jul 2018

    Normalizing Ethiopian–Eritrean Relations: Motivations, Challenges and Potential Scenarios

    Ethiopian–Eritrean relations have improved significantly in recent months, culminating in the signing of the Asmara Declaration in July 2018, which committed both parties to end their two-decade-long border dispute.

  • EPC | 16 Jul 2018

    South Sudan: Prospects for Power-Sharing and Future Conflict

    On July 8, 2018, African mediation succeeded in encouraging all parties to the five-year conflict in South Sudan to sign a new power-sharing agreement. However, there are doubts as to whether this agreement will form the necessary foundation for a comprehensive settlement, having been reached under extensive foreign pressure rather than organically with the full conviction of the warring factions.