Ethiopian Airlines Refutes the Wrong Reporting. Addis Ababa: 21 March 2019 -Ethiopian Airlines would like to refute the following wrong reporting of the New York Times titled "Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn’t Receive Training" Ethiopian Airlines, one of the safest and most dependable airlines in the world, is pleased to confirm that Ethiopian pilots have completed
Walta TV: A very informative and educational interview of Getachew Reda- TPLF Executive - March 20, 2019
Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn't Receive Training On It ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Ethiopian Airlines surpassed many carriers by becoming one of the first to install a simulator to teach pilots how to fly the new Boeing 737 Max 8, but the captain of the doomed Flight 302 never trained on the simulator, according to people close to the airline's operations. Ethiopian Airlines tweeted a statement challenging what it described as "wrong reporting" without specifying what was incorrect.The statement said its pilots had been "made aware" and had been "well briefed on" an emergency directive issued by the F.A.A. following the Lion Air accident. The airline also said that its simulator "is not designed to simulate the MCAS system problems."
Federalism and the Ethiopian Constitution. Bekele Berhanu March 20, 2019 - Federalism is one of the most misunderstood concepts in Ethiopia... Reasonable people will also agree that federal regions/ states should be constructed based on language, culture, geographic positioning and other related points. This is not unique for Ethiopia. In Canada, for example, geographic positioning as well as culture and language (Quebec) are used to establish the federal provinces.
First Online Marketplace for Cars Launch in Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -AfriCarGroup, part of Emerging Classifieds Ventures, an Australian startup, leader in operating online marketplaces for cars and real estate in early stage emerging markets around the world, managing more than 110 websites in 90 different countries,has launched the first online market place for cars in Ethiopia,called Cargebeya.com
Gunmen kill five miners in Ethiopia, TV says foreigners among dead NAIROBI (Reuters) - Gunmen in Ethiopia have shot and killed five workers from a mining company in the restive west on Tuesday, residents said, with a TV station reporting two foreigners among the dead.Among companies operating in Ethiopia are MIDROC Gold Mine Plc owned by Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi, which has operated an open-cast mine in the Guji zone of Oromia region for more than two decades.
Its license was suspended last year after weeks of protests by locals who accused the mine of polluting their water and the atmosphere.
Others are Newmont Mining, which is prospecting for gold, while Norwegian fertilizer maker Yara International plans to build a potash mine and a fertilizer factory..
Ethiopian to Launch Flight Services to Istanbul Addis Ababa: 19 March 2019 Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has finalized all preparations to launch a direct thrice weekly flight to Istanbul, Turkey as of April 1, 2019.
OPEN LETTER to Dr. Debretsion Gebremichael Regional President of Tigrai Asegedech Mekonnen MARCH 18, 2019 - As a way of introduction, I would like to convey my sincere appreciation for the mature, principled, and strategic leadership role you are playing in Tigray in particular and in Ethiopia in general. Those vast majorities of Ethiopians who have benefitted from self-rule are within your circle of influence. When push comes to shove the only shelter for them is the federal system and the constitution.
Can Ethiopia deliver a credible census? Yohannes Kinfu 3-18-19 - Ethiopia is preparing for its 4th population and housing census planned to be held early next month. The past three censuses were conducted in 1984, 1994 and 2007. While the results of the 1984 and 1994 censuses attracted less scrutiny, at least in the public domain
The Cambridge Analytica scandal changed the world - but it didn't change Facebook
A year after devastating revelations of data misuse, Mark Zuckerberg still hasn't fulfilled his promises to reform. It can be hard to remember from down here, beneath the avalanche of words and promises and apologies and blog posts and manifestos that Facebook has unleashed upon us over the course of the past year, but when the Cambridge Analytica story broke one year ago, Mark Zuckerberg's initial response...
AN ALTERNATE INTERVIEW WITH PRESIDENT ISAIAS Ezana Sehay 2019-03-16
On November 4, 2018 President Isaias of Eritrea conducted an interview with the state media. At the time we were told that was first part to be followed with part two soon after. Nevertheless, that never materialized. As for the reason why, we can only speculate: After watching and reading the overwhelming negative...