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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 females. The Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam gave out diplomas to the graduates and achievement awards to top performing ones. In this round, 90 graduates are from Cabin Crew and Catering, 84 from Commercial and Ground Operations Training School and the rest are trained on Equipment and Facility Maintenance. Mr. Tewolde said, “Education is…

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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 the invasion of the Horn of Africa nation by Benito Mussolini's fascist Italian troops in 1935. He moved to Addis Ababa with her after World War Two and started teaching at Addis Ababa University, going on to write more than 20 books and thousands of articles. He also inherited an activist streak from…

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ስድስት የተቃዋሚ ፓርቲዎች ለመጭው ድርድር ለመንግሥት የሥነ ስርዓት አማራጭ ሃሳብ አስገቡ

በገዥው ፓርቲ ኢህአዴግና በሃገር አቀፍ ተቃዋሚዎች ፓርቲዎች መካከል ይደረጋል ተብሎ በሚጠበቀው ድርድር ላይ፤ ድርድሩ የሚካሄድበትን የሥነ ስርዓት አማራጭ ሃሳብ ስድስት ተቃዋሚዎች ፓርቲዎች ለመንግሥት ማስገባታቸውን አስታወቁ፡፡   [embed width="180" height="4"]https://av.voanews.com/clips/VAM/2017/02/06/9a57ef74-f4bb-443a-aee9-8fc65acfb801_hq.mp3[/embed]

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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 division is also one of the world's largest malt makers, behind fellow French groups Soufflet and Vivescia. In Ethiopia, Boortmalt will develop a malt processing site with an annual capacity of 60,000 tonnes, with the aim of starting production by the end of 2018, Axereal said on Tuesday. "The market…

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ድርድሩ የተሳካ እንዲሆን ሀሉም ወገን የበኩሉን ይወጣ! (ከ6ቱ ፓርቲዎች በጋራ የተሰጠ መግለጫ )

የዛሬ 22 ዓመት የመድብለ ፓርቲ የፖለቲካ ስርዓት ህገ-መንግስታዊ ዕውቅና ማግኘቱ የሚታወቅ ነው፡፡ በዚህም ምክንያት ዴሞክራሲያዊ ስርዓትና የመድብለ ፓርቲ የፖለቲካ አስታሰሰብ በሃገራችን እንዲገነባ ተቃዋሚ የፖለቲካ ፓርቲዎች ጥረት ስናደርግ ቆይተናል፡፡ ሆኖምበሃገራችን ዴሞክራሲያዊ ስርዓት ከመጠናከርና ከመጎልበት ይልቅ ዓምባገነናዊነት እየነገሰ፣ መድብለ ፓርቲ የፖለቲካ ስርዓት ከመስፋፋትናለፓርቲዎች ምቹ ሁኔታ ከመፍጠር ይልቅ ወደ ኋላ እየተጎተተና እየተዳከመ ይገኛል፡፡ ይባስ ብሎም ገዥው ፓርቲ ከዴሞክራሲ መገለጫዎች ዋነኛው የሆነውን የምርጫ ስርዓት የስልጣን እድሜ ማራዘሚያ በማድረግ ከላይ እስከታች የሚገኙትን የምክር ቤት መቀመጫዎች ፍጹም ኢ- ዱሞክራሲያዊ በሆነ ሁኔታ ጠቅልሎ ወስዷል፡፡ በዚህም ሳያፍር̈አውራ ፓርቲ ነኝ̈ በማለት የምርጫ ስርዓቱን ሲያቃልለው ይታያል ፡፡ ይሄም ከልክ ያለፈ የገዥው ፓርቲ ትዕቢት፣ የስልጣን ስግብግብነትና አምባገነናዊ ባህሪ አሁን ሃገራችን የምትገኝበት…

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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 Ethiopia, Mr. Toure Mohamed, Secretary General Guinea Transport Minister, Guinean diplomatic community, Mr. Mesfin Tassew, Chief Operating Officer Ethiopian Airlines, and Ethiopian Executive management. Mme. Sidibe Fatouma KABA, Guinea Ambassador to Ethiopia remarked, “Ethiopian is growing since its creation; and it is a pan-African company. We are very happy and proud…

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Meet the artist behind Beyonce’s pregnancy photo

BBC - Beyonce's pregnancy announcement portrait is now the most liked Instagram post of all time. But who is the artist behind the image? The photo of Beyonce wearing a veil and cradling her stomach has now been liked over eight million times. This might not be a big deal for the 35-year-old singer. But it's a huge accomplishment for Awol Erizku, the artist who took the famous photo - and the entire series of pregnancy photos that Beyonce has since uploaded to her website. Continue reading

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Ethiopian Received its Third Airbus A350 XWB

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest growing African airline, proudly announces that it received its third Airbus A350 XWB on February 1st, 2017. The aircraft is named after Erta Ale, a large basaltic shield volcano located in the Afar Region of north-eastern Ethiopia. Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “As part of our continuous fleet modernization program, we have now phased in a third Airbus A350 XWB 900. Both the B-787 Dreamliner and the Airbus A-350 are the most technologically advanced airplanes in the world today and we are highly delighted that we are one of the very few airlines…

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

[caption id="attachment_204465" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vladimir Lenin[/caption] 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 Russia, is unusual for Putin, who in the past carefully weighed his comments about the nation's history to avoid alienating some voters. At the same time, he signaled that the government has no intention of taking Lenin's body out of his Red Square tomb, warning against "any…

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ኢህአዴግ ከተቃዋሚ ፓርቲዎች ጋር ድርድር ጀመረ (VOA)

ኢህአዴግ ከሌሎች ሃያ አንድ የተቃዋሚ ፓርቲዎች ጋር ድርድር ለማካሄድ በሚረዱ አሰራሮች ላይ ለመወሰን የሚያስችል ስምምነት ደረሰ። ገዥው ፓርቲ ኢህአዴግ የሥነምግባር ደምቡን ካልፈረሙ ተቃዋሚ ፓርቲዎች ጋር ለመደራደር ሲወስን ከዓመታት ወዲህ ይህ የመጀመሪያ መሆኑ ነው። ለቅድመ ድርድር ውይይቱ የተሳተፉ የአንዳንድ ተቃዋሚ ፓርቲዎች አመራር አባላት ድርድሩ ዛሬ በተጀመረበት አቅጣጫ የሚሆን ከምሆነ “ልዩ” ይሆናል ብለዋል። ከጥቂት ቀናት በፊት የገዥው ፓርቲ የኢህአዴግ ጽ/ቤት ኃላፊ አቶ ሽፈራው ሽጉጤ በኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ በሀገር አቀፍ ደረጃ ተደራጅተው በሕጋዊ መንገድ ከሚንቀሳቀሱ ተቃዋሚ ፓርቲዎች ጋር ፓርቲያቸው ለመደራደር ዝግጁ እንደሆነ ለሀገር ውስጥ መገናኛ ብዙሃን ይፋ አድርገዋል፡፡   [embed width="180" height="4"]https://av.voanews.com/clips/VAM/2017/01/18/3a6dbdd3-5292-4ca4-a138-2c8bc2ebd52c_original.mp3[/embed]

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