Tag: Ethiopia

Kilimanjaro Challenge 13 team leave for Tanzania and Ethiopia

Today the Kilimanjaro Challenge 13 team left for Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro, the highest free standing mountain in the world.

Last remains of Ethiopian plane crash victims buried, families say little...

The last remains of 157 people killed aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane in March were interred at the crash site this week,...

Ethiopia PM Abiy says protests’ death toll rises to 86

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Sunday the death toll from protests last month had risen to 86 and urged citizens...

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea. Ethiopia and...

Egypt says talks over Ethiopia’s Nile dam deadlocked, calls for mediation

Egypt said on Saturday that talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a $4 billion (3.24 billion pounds) hydropower dam...

‘This is our home’: Kenya islanders demand say in foreign-backed projects

Armed with maps, activists on the tourist island of Lamu have managed to stall plans for Kenya's first coal-powered plant as local communities become...

Malta distributes €459K for African NGO projects

NGO Projects in five African countries are set to receive grants from Malta’s Overseas Development Assistance, the Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela has announced.Seven development...

Exclusive: Ethiopian crash captain untrained on 737 MAX simulator – source

The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight was unable to practice on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he...

French investigators set to examine black box data from Ethiopia crash

French investigators on Friday will begin analysing data from the black boxes of the Boeing 737 Max plane that crashed after takeoff from Addis...

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes with 157 people on board

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline said.Flight...