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Fragile States Index: Ethiopia is Facing Failure

Ethiopia is following the path of failed states in the Horn of Africa

Ethiopia’s overall Fragile States Index score has worsened from 91.9 in 2006 to a high of 101.1 in 2017.

BY ANTHONY CHIBARIRWE | THE TRUMPET

Ethiopia faces a high risk of failure due to continued political and social instability in the country, the Fund for Peace reported in its Fragile States Index Annual Report 2017.

Over the past few years, months, weeks and days, security officers have killed anti-government protesters, resulting in more anti-government protests. Continue reading Fragile States Index: Ethiopia is Facing Failure

Ethiopia and South Sudan Ranked Unstable

South Sudan returned to position one as the most troubled country from position two while Ethiopia recorded the greatest worsening globally over 2016, according to Fragile States Index 2017.

BY MARYANNE GICOBI | THE EAST AFRICAN

East and central African countries have once again ranked poorly in a Washington-based think tank’s annual rating of countries’ susceptibility to instability.

South Sudan returned to position one as the most troubled country from position two while Ethiopia recorded the greatest worsening globally over 2016, according to Fragile States Index 2017. Continue reading Ethiopia and South Sudan Ranked Unstable

South Sudan Tops Somalia as the Most ‘Fragile’ State

Fragile States Index 2014. Eritrea drops to 19th from 25th while Ethiopia improved to 23rd  from 19th last year as the most fragile States for 2014

By Catherine Maddux,

SOUTH Sudan is now the world’s most fragile nation, displacing Somalia, which has held the top spot for the last six years.

The Fund for Peace, in partnership with the Foreign Policy Magazine have tracked South Sudan since 2012, not long after it became the African continent’s newest country.  Continue reading South Sudan Tops Somalia as the Most ‘Fragile’ State