[The Conversation Africa] The end of hostilities between Ethiopia and Eritrea has been met with relief in the region as well as globally. But what does it mean for Eritrea, which has been dubbed the North Korea of Africa. The Conversation Africa’s Julius Maina spoke to Martin Plaut about the implications for the small and reclusive state.
[The Herald] Addis Ababa -Eritrea will reopen its embassy in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday July 16, after over two decades of closure.
[New Zimbabwe] THE Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has appointed former Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn to lead an election observation mission to Zimbabwe.
[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th aircraft, Boeing 787 Dreamliner on June 6, 2018, once again leading the way in fleet expansion and modernization in Africa.
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s relations with world organizations counts decades and in fact it is one of the very first countries in the world to join or be a founding member of these organizations. History remembers how the late Emperor Haileselassie counted on the power and influence of the world body, then the League of Nations, and joined it considering it a guarantee for the common security and sovereignty of nations, particularly the smaller ones. History also recalls how he was betrayed by it as it failed to do anythi
[The Conversation Africa] Dr Abiy Ahmed has been chosen as a consensus replacement for outgoing premier Hailemariam Desalegn. Ahmed was sworn in by the Ethiopian Parliament on Easter Monday.
[Ethiopian Herald] The Communist Party of China (CPC) has extended congratulatory message to the newly elected chairman of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dukem -The scenic road from Addis Ababa to the small town of Dukem is peppered with signs of industry: warehouses and factories, garages and gas stations, newly-built rail tracks and a freshly paved highway.
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, a division of the Ethiopian Airlines Group , has committed to lease the first two Boeing 737-800 freighters (737-800SF) converted by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) from GECAS, with the first delivery expected in June of 2018, followed by a second in January of 2019.
[Ethiopian Herald] The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) main dam concrete filling has been completed by 9 million cubic meters while Sadel Dam project concrete filling reached 11.3 million cubic meters.