Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy Graduates 184 Aviation Professionals

Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy (EAA), ICAO TRAINAIR Plus member and IATA authorized global training center, has graduated 184 aviation professionals at a ceremony held at the Academy’s Commercial and Cabin Crew Training Building on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Among the total graduates, 145 are … [Read more...]

Richard Pankhurst dies, Ethiopia mourns

Reuters - Richard Pankhurst, the son of the British women's rights campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst who became one of the world's leading experts on Ethiopian history and culture, has died aged 89. He first came into contact with Ethiopia through his mother, a 'suffragette' who also campaigned against … [Read more...]

France’s Axereal to build Ethiopia factory and boost malt processing

Reuters - French grain co-operative group Axereal is to build a malt processing factory in Ethiopia and expand capacity at its export hub in Belgium as it seeks to tap into rising demand for beer in emerging market countries. Axereal is one of France's biggest grain handlers and its Boortmalt … [Read more...]

Ethiopian Starts Services to Guinea, Conakry

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines has marked the commencement of its new services to Conakry, the capital of The Republic of Guinea, at a reception ceremony held on February 2 at Addis Ababa Bole Airport. The event has been graced by Mme. Sidibe Fatouma KABA, Guinea Ambassador to … [Read more...]

Rusian President Putin accuses Lenin of placing a ‘time bomb’ under the state by drawing up borders based on ethnic lines

AP - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday criticized Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin, accusing him of placing a "time bomb" under the state, and sharply denouncing brutal repressions by the Bolshevik government. The harsh criticism of Lenin, who is still revered by communists and many others in … [Read more...]

Ethiopian Plans Record Expansion in its Network with Seven New Destinations in the First Half of 2017!

January 17, 2017 Addis Ababa: Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, is delighted to announce that it will launch seven new destinations within five months during the 2017 calendar year. This is one of the greatest expansions in Ethiopian’s long and illustrious history. From … [Read more...]

United Arab Emirates wants to open Military Base in Somaliland

The United Arab Emirates is in the process of landing permission to establish a military post in Somaliland, a self-governing province that has so far failed to achieve international recognition as a sovereign nation. UAE delegates submitted a formal request to establish a defense base in the … [Read more...]

University of Toronto begins teaching ancient Ethiopian language

The course in Ge’ez, which could be a first step to launching a larger Ethiopian Studies program, was helped made possible by a donation of $50,000 each from a prof, the school and the Weeknd. A language that hasn’t been spoken for more than 1,000 years is being taught this semester at the … [Read more...]

Grenade attack in Ethiopia kills one, injures 11

Anadolu Agency - A grenade attack in northern Ethiopia yesterday killed one person and injured 11, the city’s police said today. The attack occurred around 8 pm (1700GMT) at a crowded hotel bar in the town of Gondar in the Amhara regional state, the state Ethiopian News Agency reported, quoting … [Read more...]

Ethiopian to Link Chengdu with Africa

January 05, 2017: Addis Ababa Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, is delighted to announce that it has concluded preparations to start new flight to Chengdu, China three times weekly as of June 3, 2017. Chengdu is the capital of China’s Sichuan province and is the 7th-largest … [Read more...]