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Abiy Ahmed is a worthy Nobel Peace Prize winner
Abiy Ahmed is a worthy Nobel Peace Prize winner
The most extraordinary moment of Abiy Ahmed’s tenure as prime minister of Ethiopia,...
The shame of being a South African in the rest of Africa
The shame of being a South African in the rest of Africa
My first major story as a foreign correspondent was Egypt’s Arab Spring. I arrived in Tahrir Square in Cairo early on 2 February 2011, which is...
Nurture Sudan’s fledgling accord
Nurture Sudan’s fledgling accord
On August 17, four months after the most sustained protest campaign in Sudan’s modern history swept Omar al-Bashir from power, the Forces of...
Shocking assassinations don’t have to derail Ethiopia’s transition
Shocking assassinations don’t have to derail Ethiopia’s transition
The shocking murders of five high-ranking officials have exposed the gravity of Ethiopia’s crisis. To mitigate risks, politicians should...
28 years later, Ethiopia’s ruling party must end impunity for human rights abuses
28 years later, Ethiopia’s ruling party must end impunity for human rights abuses
A loud explosion shook the ground in the early afternoon of 28 May 1991. It was followed by a massive fire visible from afar. Half an hour later,...
Editorial: Stop the rot in the African Union
Editorial: Stop the rot in the African Union
The African Union is supposed to be the pinnacle of governance in Africa. If so, this continent is in deep trouble.
South Sudan rivals meet in bid to salvage stalled peace deal
South Sudan rivals meet in bid to salvage stalled peace deal
South Sudan's warring parties will hold talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday, in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal, with just days to go until a...
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
This year’s annual pilgrimage to the African Union Summit recently held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February under the theme ‘The year of...
Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet — report
Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet — report
The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month killing 157 people, repeatedly followed procedures recommended by Boeing, but were...
Ethiopian Airlines crash report due Monday: foreign ministry
Ethiopian Airlines crash report due Monday: foreign ministry
A preliminary report from the fatal crash of a Boeing 737 Max in which 157 people died in Ethiopia will be released on Monday, the foreign ministry...
Black boxes show 'clear similarities' with Indonesian crash, Ethiopia says
Black boxes show 'clear similarities' with Indonesian crash, Ethiopia says
Black box data recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week shows "clear similarities" with a recent crash in Indonesia of the...
Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying
Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying
A number of countries have grounded Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet in response to an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157...

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