Ethiopian Airlines

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2014
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The Addis Ababa and Oromia Integrated Development Plan Project Office has drafted a plan for a grand airport to be built on the western outskirts of Addis Ababa in the Oromia special zone. Reports indicate that the airport forms part of a new metropolitan capital master plan that includes the relocat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 21st, 2014
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Ethiopian Airlines Pilot Acted Strangely Before Hijacking, Family Says NAIROBI, Kenya—Family members of the Ethiopian Airlines pilot who commandeered his plane in a bid for asylum in Switzerland said Wednesday he had been acting strangely before the hijacking. The younger sister of Hailemedhin Abera ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 18th, 2014
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By David Blair, Telegraph Repression, rigged elections and bans on leaving the country mean it’s no surprise that a co-pilot wanted out, writes David Blair Desperate migrants go to extreme lengths to leave their homelands, but only a select few resort to hijacking. The Ethiopian Airlines co-pil...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 17th, 2014
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 Police officers help passengers disembark from the hijacked Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 702 at Cointrin Airport in Geneva February 17, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Denis Balibouse     (Reuters) – The co-pilot of a hijacked Ethiopian Airlines flight surrendered to Swiss authorities in Genev...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 3rd, 2014
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By Yilma Bekele It is a new year and it is always nice to take stock of the damage after another year of trials and tribulations that is testing our endurance as a Nation and people. 2013 has not been a good year. Our children are still migrating out of the homeland in every direction. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2013
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On 29 July 1936 Abune Petros was executed by the Italian fascist that were trying to colonize our country for his refusal to submit. On May 2, 2013 the monument that was built to commemorate our Holy Father was removed by the order of the TPLF party that is currently ruling our country. Our Holy [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2013
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Getahune Bekele Although the word “hard labour” sounds brutal and primitive, Zambian magistrate Shadreck Chanda was merciless in passing judgment when he sent 50 destitute Ethiopians to jail for entering the landlocked nation illegally on 29 March 2013. The Ethiopians aged 11 to 37 were caught by Zam...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 19th, 2013
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Ethiopian Airlines plans to expand its Asian network with the addition of Ho Chi Minh City, Manila and Seoul Incheon from 18-Jun-2013. Hong Kong will also become a direct route from Addis Ababa, rather than operating via Bangkok. But those plans could come unstuck if the grounded 787 fleet is not cle...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 6th, 2013
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Ethiopian Airways have joined the international kickboxing fight between Ugandan Sharif Bukenya and Jarkul Jussulla from Finland scheduled for February 23 at Freedom City. Eddy Gombya, the fight organiser, disclosed the sponsorship but didn’t divulge details of the total package before the offi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 14th, 2013
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According to ESAT the FBI has foiled an attempt by the Ethiopian government to assassinate Ato Abebe Gelaw. Goosh Abera and his accomplices are under custody. Please note here I said the Ethiopian government since there seems to be no thin line between the TPLF party and the government. Why am I not ...