Crisis Group Welcomes Hailemariam Desalegn to its Board

  • Category: World
Hailemariam Desalegn

The International Crisis Group announce the appointment to its Board of Trustees of Hailemariam Desalegn, and Federica Mogherini

The International Crisis Group is delighted to announce the appointment to its Board of Trustees of Hailemariam Desalegn, former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, and Federica Mogherini, former Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

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Egyptian media urges military action against Ethiopia as Nile talks break down

  • Category: Africa
Nile cruises, Cairo

Addis Ababa rejects Cairo’s offers, moves on with construction of massive dam that could limit water supply; pro-Sissi pundits call for invasion similar to 1973 war with Israel

By SAMY MAGDY | The Times of Israel

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — The latest breakdown in talks with Ethiopia over its construction of a massive upstream Nile dam has left Egypt with dwindling options as it seeks to protect the main source of freshwater for its large and growing population.

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Airline went into records after Max crash, engineer says

  • Category: Local
Yonas Yeshanew


SEATTLE (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines’ former chief engineer says in a whistleblower complaint filed with regulators that the carrier went into the maintenance records on a Boeing 737 Max jet a day after it crashed this year, a breach he contends was part of a pattern of corruption that included fabricating documents, signing off on shoddy repairs and even beating those who got out of line.

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church voices frustration over government indecision

  • Category: Local
Ethiopian Orthodox Church voices frustration over government indecision

A splinter group vows to proclaim a separate synod in Oromia region

By Ethiopia Zare reporter, Addis Ababa

The Ethiopian social media domain has been on fire since last week over a hot button issue involving Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church (EOTC). A toxic ethnic politics which has been sickening the country in the past 30 years seems to have spilled over to infect the healthy communion the church has been nurturing for many centuries. Belay Mekonnen, a priest by some, a full time politician by others, tested the church’s age-old status que by bringing into the table an unprecedented request for a decentralized administration within EOTC.

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PM Dr. Abiy Ahmed's speech in Cairo

  • Category: Africa
Abiy Ahmed & Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi

Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed's speech in Cairo, at Ittihadia palace.

By Ethiopia Zare reporter

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pledged on Sunday to work together and reached compromise on the Nile's (Abayi) water conflict, especially on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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