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Respecting self-determination could prove good governance model for Ethiopia’s Southern Nations

by Kulle Kursha The prevailing federal view is that many more regional states in southern Ethiopia will stretch public resources, but it will also move government closer to the people. In a historic 23 November 2019 referendum, the Sidama nation overwhelmingly voted to declare its autonomy from Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples’ Regional State (SNNPRS), and so set it on the path to bec…

An Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner jet is pictured ahead of its take off on April 27, 2013, at Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport. The carrier became the first airline to resume flying the Boeing 787 that were grounded worldwide three months ago due to battery problems. Saturday's flight will travel from Addis Ababa to Nairobi and is expected to return in the evening. The remaining three of Ethiopia's Dreaminers will also be retrofitted with a new battery that is contained, ensuring the flight can continue in case of malfuntion. Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said he was very happy to be the first airline in the world to resume flight after a three month grounding of the 50-strong fleet. Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's fastest growing carrier, is the first airline in Africa to operate the 787 Dreamliner. AFP PHOTO/JENNY VAUGHAN. (Photo credit should read JENNY VAUGHAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Ethiopian Airlines Signs A New Codeshare Agreement With GOL 

byDaniel Martínez Garbuno September 9, 2020 …