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Rethinking national duty in Eritrea: After 18 months – set them free!

As I am preparing a keynote speech on Geopolitics, Betrayals and Narratives of Oppression: Understanding Eritrean Foreign Policy in the wider context of the Horn of Africa to be given at the Institute of Political Science and International Relations of … Continue reading

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Urban development or modernist hubris? Impressions from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Looking out of the first-floor window of a hotel in the Cazanchise-area of Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, just around the corner from Africa Hall that is home to the Economic Commission for Africa, one sees a lively neighbourhood. It … Continue reading

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‘Famine’ in Ethiopia – and ‘Foreigners’ there to help?

A day before I will board a flight to Addis Ababa, partly to attend the bi-annual World Conference on Humanitarian Studies organised for the 4th time by the International Humanitarian Studies Association, Ethiopia is in the news again for not-yet … Continue reading

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