Ethiopia


Ethiopia plants more than 350 million trees in a day

2019-07-30 14:40

Ethiopians have planted more than 350 million trees in a single day as part of a campaign to fight deforestation and climate change.

Ethiopia: At least 17 killed during violence over Sidama autonomy

2019-07-21 08:29

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group.

Ethiopia on edge in ethnic heartland of accused coup leader

2019-06-29 12:50

As gunmen assassinated top officials in Ethiopia's Amhara region during what the government has described as a coup attempt, alleged mastermind Asaminew Tsige holed up in a state-run guesthouse where he had been staying for more than a year.

Ethiopia mourns after officials killed during failed coup bid

2019-06-25 14:06

Ethiopia held a day of mourning in the wake of a failed coup bid in the country's Amhara region that saw the killing of five senior officials.

Ethiopia cuts internet after army chief of staff shot

2019-06-23 11:33

The internet has been cut in Ethiopia after the army's chief of staff was shot.

Sexual abuse against children in Ethiopia: End of the taboo?

2019-06-03 14:49

Twin sisters Dagim and Yeabsera were young children when their uncle first sexually assaulted them.

Boeing dealing with second software problem on troubled jet

2019-04-06 09:23

Boeing is facing a second software problem that needs fixing on its troubled 737 Max, the plane involved in two recent deadly crashes.

WATCH: Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet - minister

2019-04-04 12:09

The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month killing 157 people, repeatedly followed procedures recommended by Boeing, but were unable to regain control of the jet, the Ethiopian transport minister said.

Ethiopian 737 pilots followed Boeing guidelines before crash - WSJ

2019-04-03 11:03

The pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane that crashed last month initially took the emergency steps outlined by the manufacturer but still could not regain control, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this week

2019-03-26 22:02

An Ethiopian official said a preliminary report on a deadly plane crash that killed 157 on March 10 will be made public later this week.

 

Ethiopia says army to take over security in troubled south

2019-07-23 11:47

Ethiopia has announced that soldiers and federal police will take over security in a restive southern region following days of violence that has left at least 18 people dead.

Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists

2019-07-10 18:49

Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday.

More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials

2019-06-28 16:04

Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said.

Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid

2019-06-25 05:16

Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms.

Ethiopian army chief shot dead in failed coup bid, says PM

2019-06-23 08:50

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says Ethiopia's chief of staff has been shot dead in the capital.

Ethiopia begins rationing electricity for homes and industries

2019-05-22 06:57

Ethiopia started to ration electricity after a drop in water levels in hydroelectric dams led to a production deficit.

Gone in 6 minutes: an Ethiopian Airlines jet's final journey

2019-04-05 20:23

From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new Boeing jetliner, pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines flight encountered problems with the plane.

Boeing’s financial risk deepens with 737 Max output racing ahead

2019-04-04 06:02

Boeing will soon learn whether the financial fallout from the grounding of its best-selling jetliner will be a brief jolt - or a much more painful ordeal.

WATCH: Anti-stall system was on before Ethiopian jet crash, says report

2019-03-29 18:30

Investigators have determined that an anti-stall system automatically activated before an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet plunged into the ground, a newspaper reports.

Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate training

2019-03-25 22:42

Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators", rejecting reports that they had not been properly prepared to handle the new aircraft.

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