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Police officer freed from house arrest two weeks after 19-year-old Solomon Teka was shot, causing nationwide protests. #MiddleEast #Israel #Ethiopia #Racism
 
In some of Ethiopia's remote villages, aid agencies are helping restore access to clean water.
Well rehab programme brings new life to rural Ethiopia
#Africa #Ethiopia #Arts&Culture
 
Cautious optimism one year on since the Eritrean president and the Ethiopian prime minister signed a new agreement. #Ethiopia #Africa #Eritrea
 
IPPro Magazine's Rebecca Delaney wrote about EPO PR, not refuting it. http://www.ippromagazine.com/ippromagazinenews/article.php?article_id=6844 #Ethiopia Portuguese colony with one #patent in 10 years (at the EPO at least)
http://techrights.org/2019/07/02/epo-silencing-its-critics/
 
Deal between Asmara and Addis Ababa has failed to 'pay dividends' for ordinary Eritreans, UN envoy says. #Eritrea #Ethiopia #Africa #HumanRights
 
The #EPO is More Interested in Silencing Its Critics Than in Actually Correcting Injustices http://techrights.org/2019/07/02/epo-silencing-its-critics/ #ethiopia #patents #europe #swpats
 
More than 260 people in Amhara and Addis Ababa held over suspected links to recent failed power-grab attempt. #Ethiopia #Africa
 
The state broadcaster did not give details of arrests, but a regional party said 56 of its members had been detained. #Africa #Ethiopia
 
Samia Zekaria, Ethiopian ambassador to Qatar, discusses recent instability, human rights and regional mediating efforts. #Ethiopia #Africa #HumanRights
 
Prime Minister Abiy in tears as the country holds state funeral for military generals killed during coup bid. #Africa #Ethiopia
 
NetBlocks, NGO monitoring internet censorship, estimates Ethiopians lose at least $4.5m each day the internet is cut. #Ethiopia #Internet #Coup #Business&Economy #Africa
 
A day of national mourning observed and the government announces military funeral as the alleged coup leader is killed. #Africa #Ethiopia
 
The failed putsch on Saturday led to the killing of four senior officials, including the army chief of staff. #Ethiopia #Coup #Military #Africa
 
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says situation in Amhara region under control after army chief of staff shot dead. #Africa #Ethiopia #Politics
 
Ruling military council rejects Ethiopian initiative which proposed civilian-majority governing council. #MiddleEast #Africa #Sudan #Ethiopia #AfricanUnion
 
PM Abiy Ahmed says Ethiopia's chief of staff has been shot dead in the capital. #Africa #Ethiopia #Politics
 
Government in Addis Ababa says there was a failed coup attempt against the head of the regional government in Amhara. #Ethiopia #Africa
 
"A week later, internet service reportedly returned, but such moves by the #Ethiopia government are not new, according to a report on #internet freedom in the East #Africa country and in dozens of other countries."
 
Around 12,000 people take the dangerous sea journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen every month despite its poverty. #Africa #Ethiopia #Politics
 
Protest leaders Mohamed Esmat and Ismail Jalab arrested shortly after meeting mediator, Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed. #MiddleEast #Sudan #Ethiopia #Africa
 
Laws have changed and crimes are increasingly reported but survivors, activists and politicians say stigma remains. #Africa #Ethiopia #Sexualassault #Childrights
 
Eritrea marks first independence day since improved relations with Ethiopia, but human rights issues remain.
Can Eritrea improve its human rights record?
#Eritrea #Ethiopia #Africa
 
Drop in water levels in hydroelectric dams leads to a production deficit. #Ethiopia #Africa #Environment
 
As journalists welcome efforts to support press freedom in Ethiopia, draft law against hate speech causes concerns. #Ethiopia #Africa #PressFreedom
 
In the aftermath of this tragedy, important questions about Western corporate profiteering and regulation must be asked.
Justice must be done for the victims of the Ethiopia plane crash
#Africa #Ethiopia #US&Canada #UnitedStates
 
New president closed it several months ago as part of reforms.
Ethiopia: Former jail to become museum
#Africa #Ethiopia #Politics
 
Up to 2,000 fighters have now disarmed and are preparing to reintegrate into society. #Africa #Ethiopia #Politics
 
Recent diplomatic initiatives in the Horn are a positive step, but the region needs much more to achieve lasting peace. #Ethiopia #Africa #Eritrea #Somalia #Kenya #SouthSudan #Sudan
 
And is the current federal system encouraging ethnic violence? #Ethiopia #Africa
 
Sharia-compliant finance boosts financial inclusion in Ethiopia, but a fully-fledged Islamic bank has yet to take root. #Business&Economy #Ethiopia #Africa
 
As Addis Ababa releases preliminary report into fatal crash, there are calls for Boeing to be held responsible for safety failures. #Africa #Ethiopia #Politics
 
Pilots followed procedure when Boeing jet repeatedly nosedived before crash, minister says, unveiling official report. #Africa #Ethiopia #Aviation
 
There is growing concern that Ethiopia's prime minister has failed to address rising ethnic tensions and violence. #Ethiopia #Africa
 
PM Abiy Ahmed faces many challenges, but he has achieved much and can do even more, if given a popular mandate. #Ethiopia #Africa
 
In his first year, the PM has made swift and sweeping reforms. His real test will be elections in 2020, say experts. #Ethiopia #Africa
 

Pilot of crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane was untrained


Yared Getachew, 29, was due for refresher training at the end of March, his colleague told Reuters, two months after Ethiopian Airlines had received one of the first such simulators being distributed.

The MAX, which came into service two years ago, has a new automated system called MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System). It is meant to prevent loss of lift which can cause an aerodynamic stall sending the plane downwards in an uncontrolled way.

“I think that the differences between the 737 NG and the MAX were underplayed by Boeing,” said John Cox, an aviation safety consultant, former U.S. Airways pilot and former air safety chairman of the U.S. Airline Pilots Association.

So, if I got it correctly until here, mainly Boeing is to blame for these two disasters. Not only did tehy fail to send the pilots who were given such machiens the manuals to be trained on the new system implemented in these new models, but also did they downplay the potenti... Show more...
 
Pressure on Boeing is intensifying as crisis engulfs the company and its most popular plane. #Business&Economy #Aviation #UnitedStates #Ethiopia #Indonesia
 
The parallels would be the 'subject of further study,' with a preliminary report to be issued in '30 days'. #Africa #Ethiopia #Aviation
 
Grieving relatives given sacks of earth to bury as they await identification of remains from plane crash. #Ethiopia #Africa #Aviation
 
Displacement and Ethnic Conflict in New #Ethiopia
Displacement and Ethnic Conflict in New Ethiopia
 
Ethiopians continue to take pride in national carrier due to swift response after crash, tour operators say. #Ethiopia #Africa #Aviation
 
The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder from crashed Boeing 737 MAX 8 sent to Paris for detailed analysis. #Ethiopia #Africa #Aviation
 
Families and friends of those who perished in devastating plane crash struggle to cope with loss of loved ones. #Ethiopia #Africa #Aviation
 
A host of countries outlaw the use of Boeing's state-of-the-art aircraft in their airspace after Ethiopia plane crash. #Business&Economy #Ethiopia #UnitedStates
 
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