EPC | 30 Jul 2018
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
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.