Amhara's state president Ambachew Mekonnen and his advisor were also killed, according to state media, which named the region's security head, General Asamnew Tsige, as the orchestrator of the attempted coup.
According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Ethiopia currently has no journalists behind bars and new publications are flourishing on various platforms. Since Abiy came to power the country has unblocked over 260 websites and journalists who had been banned returned home.
Ethiopian Airlines is not just an airline. It is an emblem of a country whose self-esteem is high, whatever its daily struggles. And for Ethiopians, Boeing is synonymous with the jets roaring through the sky — and with Ethiopian Airlines, too.
Family members confirmed they were given a 1 kilogram (2.2 pound) sack of scorched earth taken from the crash site. Many relatives already have gathered at the rural, dusty crash site outside Ethiopia's capital.
The evidence, a piece of the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet that crashed in Ethiopia last weekend killing 157 people, suggests that the plane’s stabilizers were tilted upward, according to two people with knowledge of the recovery operations.
Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: Virendra Dixit said that the entire family of his Toronto-based son, Prerit Dixit, his wife and two daughters, died in the crash. The parents of Prerit’s wife were also among the dead.
A list of the dead released by Ethiopian Airlines included passengers from China, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Israel, India and Somalia. Kenya lost 32 citizens. Canada, 18. Several countries including the United States lost four or more people
The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency food aid for 10 million Ethiopians will run out in April unless donors provide more funds by the end of this month. The El Nino weather phenomenon […]