[allAfrica] The families of the 157 people who died in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday may sue the aircraft manufacturer, Boeing and its insurers, for compensation to the tune of U.S.$2.5 million per person, Nigeria’s Guardian newspaper reports.
ESKINDER NEGA founded his first newspaper, Ethiopis, in 1993. After seven issues it was forced to close, the first paper charged under a muzzling law introduced by the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), which had shot its way to power two years before. Three more of Eskinder’s newspapers were shut down by the courts
[East African] Kenya and Ethiopia have renewed their commitment to implement joint infrastructure projects as key enablers of the two economies.
[The Conversation Africa] Africa’s longest river, the Nile runs through 11 countries. One of them is Ethiopia which contributes about 85% of the Nile water flowing to Sudan and Egypt.
[Addis Standard] With the coming of prime minister Abiy Ahmed and his reformist agenda, a political change has been sweeping Ethiopia like never before. PM Abiy has introduced significant transformation and his reform initiatives have been gathering pace
[This is Africa] Ethiopia is certainly leading the way in terms of gender parity and inclusivity.
[The Conversation Africa] There’s no doubt that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first five months in office have brought enormous change to the country. He’s also been hailed for shepherding Ethiopia to a historic peace agreement with neighbour Eritrea.
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian economy needs strong public private partnership and the current reform should shape the private sector to make it engine of the nation’s economy which needs revolutionary change, economic experts said.
[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.