Ethiopia news

  • US regulators call for updates to Boeing 737 planes 19 Nov 2019 20:51 Image copyright Reuters Image caption NTSB investigators say a fan blade apparently broke off in the engine US regulators have called on Boeing to redesign the engine covering on its 737 NG planes after a fatal 2018 accident, in which a woman died after …
  • Ivory Coast loses to Ethiopia in African Cup qualifying 19 Nov 2019 19:41 Ivory Coast threw away an early lead and lost 2-1 to Ethiopia in African Cup of Nations qualifying on Tuesday. The two-time African champion took the lead in the fourth minute with a goal by captain Serge Aurier but conceded twice in 10 minutes in the …
  • Khan: Why Canada should pay attention to its diaspora 19 Nov 2019 19:36 Canadians living abroad were legally allowed to vote in the most recent federal election. Canada can and should do more to reach out to its citizens who live elsewhere. Darren Brown / Postmedia Last month’s federal election saw 55,529 Canadian …
  • Ethiopia: ACLED Regional Overview – Africa (10 – 16 November 2019) 19 Nov 2019 19:00 This week, Africa experienced a significantly high number of attacks on a whole, and the violence was distributed across the continent including the typical hot spots of Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Nigeria, but also the continued …
  • We did not decide the GERD’s timeframe for filling the reservoir yet, Irrigation Ministry  19 Nov 2019 18:56 Spokesperson of Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohammed Sebaey said that agreements over the period of filling the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have yet to be reached.  Sebaey told Daily News Egypt that the …
  • Holiday Gift Guide 2019: The Best Cannabis Drinks 19 Nov 2019 18:42 I’ve heard murmurs of cannabis drinks being the next big thing since the day after CBD was ‘the next big thing’, and let me tell you, I’m excited! I’ve long preferred cannabis to the more widely accepted but poisonous alcohol, and being able to join in …
  • Starlets demolish Djibouti 12-0 to enter semifinals 19 Nov 2019 18:32 Harambee Starlets celebrate their victory during Olympic Qualifiers match against Black Queens of Ghana at Kasarani on Tuesday Oct 8, 2019. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] National women’s football team Harambee Starlets have joined champions Tanzania in the …
  • Cecafa Women Championship: Kenya hammer Djibouti 12-0 to advance to semi-finals 19 Nov 2019 18:20 The 2018 finalists have now scored 14 goals in the two games played in the competition The Harambee Starlets stormed into the Cecafa Women Championship semi-finals in style after hammering Djibouti 12-0 on Tuesday. After a 2-0 win against Ethiopia in their …
  • Masisi’s nightmare 19 Nov 2019 17:39 Disgruntled faction aim for control of the party A powerful disgruntled lobby group within Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), is gunning for total control of the party, it has emerged. If the group, made of backbenchers and primary election losers succeed in …
  • AFRICA AGAINST EBOLA FORUM TO BE HELD AT DECE 19 Nov 2019 16:54 The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, has welcomed the African Union’s plans for hosting the AfricaAgainstEbola Partners’ Forum on December 2 at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At a press conference in Kinshasa on 14th …
  • Ethiopia: UNHCR Bi-weekly Operational Update: 1-15 November 2019 19 Nov 2019 16:04 Stakeholder consultations continue as GRF approaches: As part of a series of national consultations in preparation for the Global Refugee Forum (GRF), the Agency for Refugee and Returnee Affairs - ARRA and the UN Refugee Agency - UNHCR organized a one-day …
  • UNDER THE SKIN Update on the global crisis for donkeys and the people who depend on them. 19 Nov 2019 15:58 Donkeys face population collapse due to skin trade Donkey populations collapsing in some countries across Africa, South America and Asia Millions of donkeys killed by traders for their skins to be used in traditional Chinese medicine Pregnant mares, foals …
  •  OPEN LETTER   To Network for Good  19 Nov 2019 15:58 Subject: Asking Your Urgent Action  – Oromia Media Network (OMN) Greetings, My name is Getaneh Yismaw, a concerned US Citizen of Ethiopian origin from Springfield, VA. I’m following up with two phone conversations I had with your associates (11/08/ …
  • Citizenship and the New Ethiopian 19 Nov 2019 15:58 By Teodros Kiros (Ph.D) Introduction The present crisis in Ethiopia, however, dangerous it may feel, and for now it is that, can be an opportune moment for Ethiopians from all nationalities and ethnicities to look inward and develop answers to two …
  • 2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Ethiopia shock Ivory Coast 19 Nov 2019 15:43 Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu led Yemen to its first ever Asian Cup finalsEthiopia under the guidance of local coach Abraham Mebratu, caused an upset in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with a 2-1 win over visiting Ivory Coast. Also on Tuesday …
  • Brunell: Boeing’s resiliency tested 19 Nov 2019 15:43 The grounding of the 737 Max is testing Boeing’s resiliency. Boeing executives and engineers have been under duress since the two fatal crashes killing 346 people in Indonesia and Ethiopia and that is likely to extend well into 2020. Hopefully, the world’s …
  • Boeing gets orders for 50 more grounded 737 Max jets from Kazakh airline 19 Nov 2019 15:37 Boeing’s grounded 737 Max received another vote of confidence today, as airlines announced plans to order up to 50 of the jets worth $6bn at list prices. Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, Air Astana, has signed a letter of intent to buy 30 of the 737 Max 8 planes …
  • Phumla Williams: The making of Africa through investment in technology 19 Nov 2019 15:13 Africa is increasingly becoming a centre for big technology investment and fertile ground for tech start-ups. The prospect of new markets and rapid expansion in operations has drawn a host of global technology giants and investors to the continent. The …
  • Africa has 'a key role' in Dubai's Silk Road... 19 Nov 2019 15:04 Africa can play an important role in Dubai's Silk Road Strategy and benefit from changing dynamics in global trade, Nadya Abdulla Kamali, CEO, Dubai Customs World, said on Tuesday. At the Global Business Forum Africa 2019 organised by Dubai Chamber, …
  • Boeing scores at least 2 orders for grounded 737 Max 19 Nov 2019 15:00 Boeing's 737 Max jet got another boost at the Dubai Airshow on Tuesday, this time with an order from Kazakhstan's newly-launched budget carrier as the Chicago-based company works to try and win U.S. regulatory approval to get the airplane back in …
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: DRC government lends its support to the Africa Against Ebola Forum and pledges to continue working with the African Union to fight Ebola 19 Nov 2019 13:44 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 18 November 2019- The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, has welcomed the African Union’s plans for hosting the AfricaAgainstEbola Partners’ Forum on December 2 at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa …
  • Ethiopia: 5,800 Energy-Efficient Cooking Stoves Distributed to Internally Displaced Households and Host Communities in Ethiopia 19 Nov 2019 13:43 Addis Ababa – Energy efficient cooking stoves for 5,447 households and 381 communal kitchens were distributed by IOM Ethiopia as part of an initiative that will end this month. The energy-efficient cooking-stoves complement the International Organization …
  • Ethiopian police nab U.S. national over smuggling of cocaine 19 Nov 2019 13:36 The reported cocaine was seized at the East African country's main international hub at the Bole International Airport in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) quoted officials at the Ethiopian Ministry …
  • Car accident kills 9 in N Ethiopia 19 Nov 2019 13:36 The accident occurred on Monday afternoon in northern Ethiopia's Gubalafto district when a passenger minibus traveling on the road overturned into a 20-meter cliff, eventually leaving 9 people dead, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) …
  • G20 Compact with Africa Summit 2019 kicks off 19 Nov 2019 12:54 Germany is playing host to the 2019 edition of the G20 Compact with Africa summit in Berlin. The summit hopes to increase investments on the continent and help improve standards of living. It will be addressed by Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian …