Ethiopia

Women In Ethiopia Still Struggle Despite Leadership In Government

By Bethlehem MengistuADDIS ABABA, Apr 19 2019 (IPS) Following 2018 elections in Ethiopia, a record-breaking number of women now hold leadership positions in the country’s government. But women still struggle to rise up the ranks in other...

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Ivanka Trump Tries To Be The “nice Trump” In A Polite, But Skeptical, Africa

On Ivanka Trump’s first official visit to Africa, there have been no colonial-era helmets or Trump-style gaffes—just business. The daughter and adviser of president Trump has spent the past three days visiting Ethiopia and Côte...

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Bust Down, Ivankiana

Ivanka Trump is empowering her way through Africa, doing her best impression of a person who cares about women’s issues, and as many in the political world are compelled to do during these trips, she danced with something like glee in Ethiopia,...

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Faa Says Boeing 737 Max Software Fix Is ‘operationally Suitable’

The Boeing 737 Max jets remained grounded across the globe following two fatal crashes involving the plane in Indonesia and Ethiopia just five months apart. The jet’s new MCAS anti-stall system was reportedly the common denominator in both...
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Boeing’s Q1 Deliveries Slammed By 737 Max Crashes

Boeing's first-quarter deliveries of its 737 family of jets dropped by half compared with the prior quarter's deliveries. The grounding of the 737 MAX following a crash in Ethiopia in early March is...
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The Next Year Will Test If Abiy Ahmed Will Be Ethiopia’s Best Hope For Stability

For Mohammed Ademo, July 1, 2018, will be a day forever etched in memory. After 16 years in exile in the United States, the journalist and writer returned home to Ethiopia just months after a charismatic new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, ascended to...

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Pilots In Doomed Plane Re-engaged Suspect Anti-stall System

Pilots of an airliner that crashed last month in Ethiopia initially followed Boeing's emergency steps by disconnecting a system that can force the nose of the plane down, but they could not regain control.Read more...
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News Brief: Ethiopia Crash Report, Biden, Texas Ice Raid

Ethiopian authorities are releasing their preliminary report on last month's fatal airline crash. Also, former Vice President Joe Biden has spoken out about his past interactions with women.
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Ivanka Trump Plans Africa Trip To Promote Women's Initiative

White House adviser Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Africa to promote a global women's initiative she's leading.      President Donald Trump's daughter will visit Ethiopia and Ivory Coast over four days this month. The White House said...
Related topics: Donald Trump, White House, Ivory Coast - Cote D'Ivoire

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Boeing Mcas Anti-stall System Was Activated In Ethiopia Crash: Source

Boeing's MCAS anti-stall system, which was implicated in the October crash of a 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia, was also activated shortly before a recent accident in Ethiopia, a source with knowledge of the investigation said Friday.
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Investigators Believe Anti-stall System Activated In Ethiopia Crash: Wsj

Investigators probing the fatal crash of a Boeing 737 Max in Ethiopia have reached a preliminary conclusion that a suspect anti-stall system activated shortly before it nose-dived to the ground, the WSJ reported Friday citing people familiar with...
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Report: Investigators Think Anti-stall System Activated In Ethiopian Crash 

Investigators looking into a Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people have reached a preliminary conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the plane hit the ground, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing...
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Faa Faces Loss Of Trust As Congress Digs Into Crash Probes

Some lawmakers want an independent review before the FAA allows Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX back into the skies — yet another sign of how far the agency’s credibility has fallen following two fatal plane crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.With...
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Will Ethiopia-eritrea Peace Last?

Michael Rubin Security, Africa History warns the relationship between these two countries could suddenly turn sour again. When Eritrea won its independence in 1993 after a thirty-year struggle against Ethiopia, there was optimism that peace would...
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Black Boxes Show 'clear Similarities' With Indonesia Crash, Ethiopia Says

Black box data recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week show "clear similarities" with a recent crash in Indonesia of the same type of aircraft, Ethiopia's transport minister said on Sunday.
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Pilots Reportedly Received Limited Training For 737 Max 8 Planes Due To Boeing's Haste

As investigations into what caused both the Ethiopian Airlines crash last Sunday in Ethiopia and the Lion Air crash in Indonesia last October continue, attention has turned to pilot training. The New York Times reported on Saturday that U.S. pilots...
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Becoming Drought Resilient: Why African Farmers Must Consider Drought Tolerant Crops

A farmer in Woliyta area of Ethiopia experiences higher yields of taro since adopting disease-resistant and drought tolerant seed varieties. Credit: Ed McKenna/IPSBy Esther NgumbiILLINOIS, United States, Mar 15 2019 (IPS) The latest UN Food and...

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Un: No Rights Progress In Eritrea After Peace Deal With Ethiopia

U.N. experts say Eritrea’s human rights record has not changed for the better since the government signed a peace agreement with Ethiopia last year, formally ending a two decades-long border conflict.  The U.N. Human Rights Council held an...
Related topics: Human Rights, Eritrea

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10 Things You Need To Know Today: March 14, 2019

1. President Trump on Wednesday announced that the U.S. was grounding Boeing 737 Max jets like the ones that crashed Sunday in Ethiopia and in the Java Sea five months earlier. Both crashes killed everybody on board. The Federal Aviation...
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Data From Ethiopia 737 Crash 'black Boxes' Expected Soon

The 'black boxes' from the crash are being analyzed in France, where they arrived Wednesday night. The U.S. sent three NTSB investigators to assist with analysis.
Related topics: France, National Transportation Safety Board

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