Fault Lines

System Failure: The Boeing Crashes

Have US aviation regulators allowed the industry too much control over safety? Investigating the Boeing 737 MAX crashes.

Opinion

Why I nominated Abiy Ahmed for the Nobel Peace Prize

The prize not only acknowledges the Ethiopian prime minister's commitment to peace, but encourages him to do more.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Africa

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali wins Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed gets the award amid cautions over 'far from done' reforms and unfinished diplomatic efforts.

Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel award: How the world reacted

Ethiopian PM gains global peace prize amid cautions over 'far from done' reforms and unfinished diplomatic efforts.

Human Rights

Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed Ali worked for peace with Eritrea, has overseen democratic reforms and mediated in regional disputes.

AJ Impact

Panel finds US aviation regulator failed in 737 MAX reviews

International panel says Federal Aviation Administration lacked 'unified' development of key flight control system.

Panel finds US aviation regulator failed in 737 MAX reviews

AJ IMPACT

Ethiopian Airlines accessed records after Max crash: Engineer

Ethiopian Airlines says whistle-blower is a disgruntled former employee and categorically denies his allegations.

Ethiopian Airlines accessed records after Max crash: Engineer

Athletics

Ethiopia's Desisa wins men's midnight marathon in Qatar

Desisa is first Ethiopian to lift world title since 2001, as 18 runners fail to finish race in Doha's intense heat.

Ethiopia

In Pictures: Ethiopia's Oromos celebrate Irreecha festival

The celebration was held in capital Addis Ababa for the first time in 150 years.

 In Pictures: Ethiopia's Oromos celebrate Irreecha festival

Africa

Egypt says 'deadlock' in Nile dam talks with Ethiopia

Egypt claims the Ethiopian delegation 'rejected all the proposals that take Egypt's water interests into account'.

Egypt says 'deadlock' in Nile dam talks with Ethiopia

Africa

Ethiopia's spring festival in capital after 150 years

The last few years of Irreecha celebrations, held outside Addis Ababa, have been marred by protests following a stampede at the festival in 2016 where the government says 50 people were killed.

Poverty & Development

In Ethiopia, a forgotten refugee in her own land

Displaced from home, Amina Yuya and her neighbours feel abandoned by the Abiy government that promised to support them.

In Ethiopia, a forgotten refugee in her own land

Africa

Ethiopia dam dispute: Talks in Khartoum over sharing the water

A new dam in Ethiopia could threaten the water supply to neighbouring countries further downstream.

Ethiopia

Is the Ethiopian justice system on the right path of reform?

An infamous prison was closed and there are bids to prosecute officials who abused power, but activists remain cautious.

Is the Ethiopian justice system on the right path of reform?

AJ Impact

Boeing settles with some victims of Lion Air 737 MAX plane crash

Boeing has admitted no liability for the October 29 crash, but has reportedly agreed to pay millions to some victims.

Boeing settles with some victims of Lion Air 737 MAX plane crash