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Why Do Ethiopia And Eritrea Hate Each Other?

Tensions are rising fast between Ethiopia and Eritrea, but what's behind this animosity. Why do Ethiopia and Eritrea hate each other?

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Eritreans Voting on Independence From Ethiopia (nytimes.com)
"In what is expected to be a resounding yes for independence, residents of the region called Eritrea began voting today to secede from Ethiopia."

Africa Watch: Ethiopia (hrw.org)
"The Ethiopian air force is currently engaged in a bombing campaign which is largely targeting civilians, and which is resulting in the killing and maiming of thousands of non-combatants, including many women and children."

Letter dated 20 December 2005 from the Charge d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Ethiopia (securitycouncilreport.org)
"I have the honour to transmit herewith a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia [...] "