Ethiopia and Sudan are warning each other against worsening an historic border dispute.
They have fought over the fertile al-Fashaga region for a century. Although Ethiopians have long settled there, Sudan says it is part of its territory.
Skirmishes have increased in the past two months.
What is behind the flare-up? And could the neighbours’ disputes on other regional issues be heightening the tension?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Muaz Tongo – head of Sudan’s National Boundary Commission.
Samuel Getachew – journalist, The Reporter.
Alex De Waal – executive director, World Peace Foundation.