Daily Archives: March 11, 2019

Stressing Gender Parity Essential for Peace, Development, Secretary-General Tells Women’s Commission ‘We Will Not Turn Back’ to End Imbalance in Power Relations

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York today (prefaced by remarks about …

Dozens of aid workers, peacekeepers among Ethiopia air crash victims

At least 45 aid workers, peacekeepers, or staff of international organisations are among the 149 passengers who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash – the deadliest commercial airline accident involving

Dozens of aid workers, peacekeepers among Ethiopia air crash victims

At least 35 aid workers, peacekeepers, or staff of international organisations are among the 149 passengers who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash – the deadliest commercial airline accident involving …

Nile Basin Initiative, French Development Agency Ink 400,000 EUR Grant Agreement

Addis Ababa Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) and Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) have signed 400,000 Euros grant agreement aimed at capacity development of NBI's activities today.

AFD Regional Director for …

Udate: Ethiopian Airlines grounds its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopian Airlines has grounded its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet until further notice, the airline said on its Twitter account on Monday, a day after a crash killed …

Family Remembers Crash Victim as ‘Loved, Generous’

His sister described him as "open, sociable and likable."

Siraje Hussein Abdi, 32, was on his way to meet his sister and brother in Nairobi Sunday when the Ethiopian Airlines …

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ by Ethiopia plane crash which killed 157, including at least 21 UN workers

An Ethiopian Airlines fight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in …

Dozens of aid workers, peacekeepers among Ethiopia air crash victims

At least 35 aid workers, peacekeepers, or staff of international organisations are among the 149 passengers who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash � the deadliest commercial airline accident involving …

PM Holds Discussion with WFP Executive Director

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held talks with World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley on various issues today.

According to the Office of the Prime Minister, their …

Pilot of crashed plane reported ‘difficulties’, asked to return: Ethiopian Airlines

ADDIS ABABA, The pilot of a Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 that crashed six minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday, had alerted controllers he had difficulties and wanted to turn …