Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Author Name

Samuel Getachew

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Boeing to pay USD1.4 million for each victim’s family of ET302

The Victims of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 are set to receive USD1.4 million in compensation payments from Boeing as part of a settlement that includes money for the crash victims’ families, airline customers and airlines, as well as a fine.

A peek into Ethio-Mexican relations

For Victor Trevino, the ambassador of Mexico, there is much to be excited about with his assignment in Ethiopia.

Shaping up the future through coding

Nathan Damtew is founder and CEO of BeBlocky, a gamified programming learning app for kids, and founder and managing director of Yenetta Code, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education center based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Memorial of solidarity

This year, Cuba and Ethiopia are celebrating the 45th anniversary of their diplomatic relationship. Last week, the nation also marked the 31st anniversary of its citizens who perished while fighting in the Ogaden War.

The Hidden Gem: Louvre Hotel

From far, there is little extra-ordinary about the building that houses Louvre Hotel, not far from the British Embassy. Even the road that leads into the hotel that has become a fixture for Ethiopia’s diplomatic core is as rough as the many non-paved roads of the capital.

Digital Equb

Yohana Ermias is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of a new company, Equb (eQub), set to become operational this month.

The Plight of Ethiopian Refugees in the Middle East

Nadia Hardman is a Refugee and Migrant Rights Researcher with Human Rights Watch, one of the world’s leading human rights organizations. She reflects with The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew on a recent report on the worsening situation Ethiopian migrants held in Saudi Arabia are under, on HRW’s latest on Ethiopian migrants in North Yemen and more.

The Ethiopian behind the start-up currently on top of the tech world

Wuleta Lemma (PhD) is a healthcare entrepreneur honored as a PITCH winner and currently shortlisted on Jack Ma Foundation’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative.

The Conflict in Tigray: A tale of “miscalculations”

Ann Fitz-Gerald is the Director of the Balsillie School of International Affairs. The Canadian has worked in many nations, including in Ethiopia on issues of national security.

Passion runs through blood: Salim Amin’s past and present accounts

Salim Amin is the Chairperson of Camerapix and head of the Mohamed Amin Foundation, named after his famous father - Mohamed Amin. Mohamed Amin is the photographer and cameraman whose images of the 1984 famine victims in Ethiopia stirred world reaction and gathered prominent artists including Bob Geldof to perform a beneficiary concert called Live aid.


“Massive” cyber attack crashes African Union’s system

Cyber attackers prey on the African Union, resulting in...

Kenya’s GMO plans disrupted, but Ethiopia pushes forward with testing

The Kenyan government's move to import Genetically Modified Organisms...

Eritrean forces still occupy several woredas and kebeles in Tigray, officials

They demand to ensure the sovereignty of the country...

Tigray disarmament reaches “critical stage”, 85% heavy weapons surrendered

- AU team plans to visit Humera and western...