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ISRAELI VOLUNTEERS CONDEMN ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT’S HANDLING OF PLANE CRASH

Azriel Schnitzer, commander of the ZAKA delegation in Ethiopia, said, “We never encountered such a difficult situation. I was at the scene together with ZAKA volunteers.” ZAKA, a series of voluntary community emergency response teams in Israel, has condemned the Ethiopian government for its handling of the victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302, accusing them…

#ET302 CRASH: THE WORLD MOURNS WITH ETHIOPIA. CHRONICLES OF EVENTS

Addis Abeba, March 11/2019 – Click On This Link To Read Addis Standard‘s Minute By Minute Update On The #ET302Crash Since The News Was First Broken By PM Abiy Ahmed’s Office Yesterday. The Thread Includes Pictures, Statements From Ethiopian Airline And Boeing, News Aggregates From External Sources And More. Or click below  Source: Addis Standard

IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS: CAN ETHIOPIA MAKE THE TRANSIT TO STABILITY?

Mehari Taddele Maru, For Addis Standard –@DrMehari  Addis Abeba, March 05/2019 – This has been an eventful year for Ethiopia’s politics. Under Abiy Ahmed Ali, who became Prime Minister in April 2018, the government has eased its previous authoritarian stance on various central issues. A national state of emergency imposed by Abiy’s predecessor has been lifted…

Abiy Ahmed tops The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) Director’s Nobel Shortlist

February 1 was the deadline for nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. The prestigious prize is awarded each year in Oslo. The Nobel Institute announced that there were 304 candidates nominated for this year’s prize , the fourth highest number ever.Based on their professional assessments, PRIO Directors have made it a tradition to offer their personal…

ETHIOPIA TO ESTABLISH NEW AUTHORITY TO REGULATE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICE (SEE COPY OF THE NEW PROCLAMATION)

In its 14th urgent session held today, the Council of Ministers has reviewed and passed a new proclamation establishing a federal authority to regulate telecommunication services. The proclamation has been referred to the House of People’s Representatives for approval.   The new proclamation, “Communications Service Regulation Proclamation” establishes “an independent, transparent, and accountable regulatory Authority” aimed…

An Ethiopian military helicopter crashes in South Sudan

An Ethiopian military helicopter with 23 passengers on board has crashed on Saturday  inside the compound of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) killing four of its crew members. The MI-8 helicopter was on routine operation carrying Ethiopian troops on rotation from Kadugli to Abyei when it crashed. Ten passengers were injured,…

The Commemorative Statue of Emperor Haile Selassie will be Unveiled at AU Headquarters

At a press conference held earlier this morning Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Mr. Nebiat Getachew briefed the media on current trending agendas regarding the successful completion of the 15th Ethio-Djibouti Joint Ministerial Commission meeting, Ethiopian returnees from #Saudi Arabia, the upcoming official visit of the President of #Guinea H.E Alpha Conde, Estonia’s President H.E. Kersti Kaljulaid, and H.E….

Abiy Ahmed’s Ethiopia: Bandwagon or Hegemony?

‘As a son of a Muslim father, a student of conflict studies with a PhD in Peace and Security Studies, and a politician who brokered peace between parties to religious conflicts in his home town, Abiy Ahmed would naturally be expected to has overcome the “siege mentality” of Ethiopian leaders vis-a-vis Arab powers.’ The New…

RETURNING HOME: TRAVEL NOTE

Aanne Ajjamaa , for Addis Standard I switched off the overhead light, relaxed in my seat aboard the plane and closed my eyes; I let my mind drift off to the home I craved to visit for years. Not knowing what awaited me, I rushed to revisit all my memories one last time and wished…

POLICE SAY CORRUPTION CHARGES ON ERIMIAS AMELGA ALREADY FILED AT FED COURT

Mahlet Fasil (Addis Standard) Addis Abeba, January 15/2019 – Investigating police have told judges at the federal high court 10th criminal bench that they have already filed corruption charges against Ermias Amelga at the 15th criminal bench and asked the judges at the 10th Criminal bench to close the file and transfer the case to the 15th criminal…

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