The longserving CEO of Africa's largest airline Ethiopia Airlines has stepped down, citing ill health. Starting at the firm in 1985, he become ... CEO in 2011. He leaves behind a strong legacy, the envy of other African airlines who struggle to match Ethiopian's operational efficiency.
With the world’s attention focused on Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, a vast humanitarian crisis is quietly unfolding in the Horn of Africa. ... This year's drought, the driest in four decades, has decimated livestock populations and poses a risk to some 13 million people across Somalia, Ethiopia and Northern Kenya.
Aircraft of this model have returned to African skies, including those flown by Ethiopian Airlines. However, the families who lost loved ones ... on 10 March 2019 when the ET 302 crashed may not view this return favourably.
Russia’s premeditated aggression against Ukraine has justifiably provoked global outrage. Russia’s relentless assault on Ukraine violates ... the cardinal organising principle of the international system: state sovereignty. In launching brutal, multi-pronged assaults on Ukraine, Russia has also violated one of the core tenets of the United Nations (UN) charter: the prohibition on the use of force for something other than legitimate self-defense (Article 2(4)) or in service of collective security (Article 51).
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Ethiopia has launched a new sovereign wealth fund in a bid to attract billions in foreign direct investment and boost its cash strapped economy. ... Will investors come back to what was once one of the world's fastest growing economy?
As head of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), Debretsion Gebremichael threatened to topple Ethiopia’s government last year as his ... group’s fighters advanced towards Addis Ababa. In December he announced the TPLF would withdraw to Tigray to “give peace a chance”, but fighting continues in the neighbouring state of Afar. Here are 10 things to know about the head of the TPLF.
Fatuma Taha was at home with her four children when the artillery shell crashed through the roof of her home in Berhale, a town near the border ... that separates Ethiopia's Afar and Tigray regions. As she fled, she passed the bodies of several people killed by the barrage lying in the road.
Can Ethiopia’s government be held accountable for crimes in the civil war after complaint filed at the AU?
On 8 February, a group of lawyers submitted a landmark complaint to the African Union Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, accusing Ethiopia's ... government of serious human rights violations against civilians in Tigray.
The Horn of Africa region is a puzzling region which, despite its enormous economic potential and diversity, is under the mercy of chaotic political ... developments that threatens the stability of the region thereby exposing the shaky underbelly of the region.