William Davison Senior Analyst, Ethiopia Please submit all media inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +32 (0) 2 536 00 71. Crisis Group Role William Davison joined Crisis Group in April 2019 as Senior Analyst for Ethiopia. Professional Background William was Bloomberg's Ethiopia correspondent from 2010 until 2017 and has also published in The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, Christian Science Monitor, and other international media. In 2018 he founded Ethiopia Insight website. In The News 28 Feb 2020 Ethiopia feels that the international community is, in some way, set up to rule against it... and that's why they have been reticent about having third party involvement [in Ethiopia's Nile dam project]. Voice of America William Davison Senior Analyst, Ethiopia 25 Feb 2020 This is an encouraging sign that the [Ethiopian] government is prioritizing reconciliation rather than punishment. For the approach to be successful, all actors need to adopt similarly conciliatory stances. Bloomberg William Davison Senior Analyst, Ethiopia 12 Dec 2019 Trying to do economic reforms [in Ethiopia] is a piecemeal thing at the moment. Post-election there should be a more positive environment for reforms. Africa Report William Davison Senior Analyst, Ethiopia 30 Oct 2019 [In Ethiopia] as political space has opened and [the majority's] control has weakened all sorts of latent disputes over power, resources, identity and territory have surfaced. Financial Times William Davison Senior Analyst, Ethiopia 23 Oct 2019 [Ethiopian] Prime Minister Abiy and his Oromo Democratic Party risk losing significant amounts of support in Oromia unless relations with [political opponent] Jawar and his loyalists are swiftly repaired. Business Standard William Davison Senior Analyst, Ethiopia 19 Jul 2019 The decision by top Sidama administrators [in Ethiopia] to accept a belated referendum meant the zone didn’t self-declare and so a major confrontation was avoided yesterday. Reuters William Davison Senior Analyst, Ethiopia Latest Updates Commentary / Africa 23 October 2019 Calming the Choppy Nile Dam Talks Egypt and Ethiopia are exchanging harsh words over the dam the latter is building on the Blue Nile. At issue is how fast the Horn nation will fill its reservoir once construction is complete. The two countries’ leaders should cool the rhetoric and seek compromise.