Mass funeral service held for Ethiopian crash victims – video | The Guardian

Reuters/AP, The Guardian CRASH SITE—A boarding pass is seen at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash March 11, near the town of Bishoftu, Ethiopia. CNS/TIKSA NEGERI, REUTERS of people have mourned victims of the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crash, as 17 empty caskets draped in the national flag were accompanied…

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Eritrea closes border crossings to Ethiopian travelers | The Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Eritrea has partially closed two border crossings with Ethiopia that opened this year after the former East African rivals made peace and restored relations, an Ethiopian official said Friday.

Facebook0Twitter0MailElias Meseret | AP, The Washington Post AFP/Getty Images. Featured Image ABABA, Ethiopia — Eritrea has partially closed two border crossings with Ethiopia that opened this year after the former East African rivals made peace and restored relations, an Ethiopian official said Friday. Thousands of people have crossed the border that had been closed for two decades,…

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All-female Ethiopian airline crew breaks gender barriers with historic flight to Nigeria | Face2Face Africa The historic airlift, which is the airline’s first flight to Nigeria in the hands of an all-female crew, has grabbed headlines across the world, with some people lauding it as a major milestone for the womenfolk.

The historic airlift, which is the airline’s first flight to Nigeria in the hands of an all-female crew, has grabbed headlines across the world, with some people lauding it as a major milestone for the womenfolk.

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‘We Are Everywhere’: How Ethiopia Became a Land of Prying Eyes | The New York Times FENDIKA, Ethiopia — When he is away from his fields, Takele Alene, a farmer in northern Ethiopia, spends a lot of his time prying into the personal and political affairs of his neighbors.

FENDIKA, Ethiopia — When he is away from his fields, Takele Alene, a farmer in northern Ethiopia, spends a lot of his time prying into the personal and political affairs of his neighbors.

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The land of Haile Selassie is finally recognizing its Rastafarian community | Quartz Ethiopia’s government has announced it will issue identity cards to members of the Rastafarian community, a religious group that has long been seen as stateless in the horn of Africa nation.

Ethiopia’s government has announced it will issue identity cards to members of the Rastafarian community, a religious group that has long been seen as stateless in the horn of Africa nation.

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121 Years Ago, Ethiopia Repelled Italian Troops; This Year, They Celebrate That Historic Victory – Atlanta Black Star Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Ethiopia’s victory over Italian troops 121 years ago in the famous battle of Akwa was a victory for the “African spirit, a spirit that echoed a common voice and determination by Africans to stand up and defeat external forces.”

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Ethiopia’s victory over Italian troops 121 years ago in the famous battle of Akwa was a victory for the “African spirit, a spirit that echoed a common voice and determination by Africans to stand up and defeat external forces.”

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