Transforming trash to treasure on Ethiopia’s largest dumpsite

By Roderick Macleod (enca) Forty years ago, the Repi landfill site, the largest and oldest of its type in Ethiopia, sat on the outskirts of the country’s capital city of Addis Ababa. Now, with a population swelling to almost five million and industrial and urban development expanding at an exponential level, the 36 hectare solid […]

Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian plane, seeks Swiss asylum

(AFP) Geneva — The co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines plane hijacked his aircraft Monday while the captain was in the bathroom and forced it to land in Geneva so he could seek asylum, police said. The Ethiopian was swiftly arrested after scaling down a rope out of the cockpit window, and prosecutors said the chances […]

Ethiopia airline hub in DRC to exploit China links

Ethiopia airline hub in DRC to exploit China links

by Christopher Jasper and Kari Lundgren (BD Live) LONDON — Ethiopia Airlines Enterprise said it would locate its fourth hub in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as Africa’s second-biggest carrier seeks to tap Chinese economic links and fill long-haul flights to destinations such as Brazil. Ethiopian Airlines is negotiating with the Congolese government and […]

Ghana : Gov’t to create skills bank in the diaspora

(ghanaweb)In its bid to fast track the country’s socio-economic growth, government has hinted of creating a skills bank in the diaspora. The initiative is to tap into the experience and expertise of Ghanaian professionals abroad to help accelerate the development of the country. Speaking to Gold News after a two day African Union summit in […]