Ethiopian News



Ethiopian Airline aircraft damaged in an accident in Ghana

Ethiopia’s national flag carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, has confirmed media reports that one of its freighter aircraft was involved in an accident in the Ghanaian capital, Accra. In a statement provided to Dire Tube on Sunday, the Airliner said that a Boeing 737- 400 Freighter aircraft that was operating for ASKY has skidded off a runway at the Accra Airport. The statement said the aircraft that has a registration code ET-AQV skidded out of the runway with flat tires upon landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra on January 10, 2015. It said the incident is currently under investigation. “The crew are now resting in their hote...



Beza A Eshetu who is 19 years old Struck and Killed by Car in Rockville

A 19-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car in Rockville Monday night. According to Pete Piringer with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, the crash was reported around 6:00 p.m. in the 12600 block of Veirs Mill Road. Officials say Beza Amare Eshetu had gotten off a bus and was walking home with her mom when she was struck by 68-year-old Douglas House. House remained on scene and was later transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Eshetu was hospitalized in serious condition, and later succumbed to her injuries. NBC4 Washington



Think Tank Research Calls for Telecom Reform

Monopoly admits problems, but claims privatisation is not a solution A study on the services and service delivery performances of the state monopoly ethio telecom in Addis Abeba claimed that the company has serious deficits in its pricing and the delivery of quality services to the public. The research was conducted by Forum for Social Studies (FSS), a non-governmental, non-profit policy think-tank registered as an Ethiopian Residents Charity and that conducts independent research and provides a forum for informed public debate of development issues and policy initiatives. The Second Urban Public Service Delivery in Addis Abeba Publ...



They think am the richest man on earth because I live in the United States

Tsedeke Ketema’s family thinks of him as wealthy. “They think I’m the richest man on earth because I live in the United States,” Ketema said. But Ketema is living a modest life. He sublets a room in a Northgate apartment while he finishes his education at North Seattle Community College. He said it’s challenging sharing an apartment with a family of three while trying to study and rest between classes and his work study at the college’s classroom labs. He’s looking for another place or a roommate elsewhere, but the rental market is tough. “I don’t have my own apartment; I really don’t have any money for a deposit...



The top 100 Best Secondary Schools In Africa

There has been a marked rise of very good secondary schools all over the continent. Whilst government schools within African countries started off the best, following independence, much has changed. For the most part, private schools (we consider missionary school as private) outperform government schools. In addition, international schools have taken Africa by storm. Below is the list of 100 best secondary schools. 1. Grey College South Africa 2. Rift Valley Academy Kenya 3. King Edward VII School South Africa 4. Hilton College South Africa 5. St. George’s College Zimbabwe 6. Prince Edward School Zimbabwe 7. International School ...



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