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South Sudan and Sudan: Oil and China
South Sudan and Sudan: Oil and China
Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis and Horn of Africa Politics
Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis and Horn of Africa Politics
Video / Africa

South Sudan and Sudan: Oil and China

Casie Copeland, Crisis Group's Consulting Analyst and Jérôme Tubiana, Crisis Group's Sudan Senior Analyst, discuss the relationship of China, the biggest consumer of South Sudanese oil, with both Sudan and South Sudan.

South Sudan and Sudan: Oil and China

In this video, Crisis Group's Casie Copeland and Jérôme Tubiana discuss the relationship of China with both Sudan and South Sudan. CRISIS GROUP
Podcast / Africa

Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis and Horn of Africa Politics

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard Atwood and guest host Comfort Ero talk with Crisis Group’s Horn of Africa director, Murithi Mutiga, about the fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and mounting tension between Ethiopia and its neighbours Eritrea and Sudan.

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard Atwood, Crisis Group’s interim president, and guest host Comfort Ero, our interim vice president and Africa Program director, talk to Murithi Mutiga, Crisis Group’s Horn of Africa director, about the fighting in Tigray and its implications for regional politics. Murithi sheds light on the calculations of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, rebel Tigray leaders and Eritrea, which has also sent forces into Tigray. He also talks through the Horn of Africa’s evolving geopolitics, growing friction between Ethiopia and its neighbours, and the state of play of both Ethiopia’s and Sudan’s transitions. He looks at what continental and world leaders need to do to end the Tigray crisis and calm escalating regional tensions. 

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For more information, explore Crisis Group’s analysis on our Ethiopia page.

Contributors

Interim President
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Interim Vice President & Program Director, Africa
EroComfort
Project Director, Horn of Africa
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