New EU chief in Ethiopia for first trip outside bloc | AFP

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen arrives in Ethiopia, her first trip outside Europe since assuming her post, for meetings expected to touch on migration and support for African security operations.

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The power of dams | AFP Animé

Videographic illustrating the role played by the world’s dams in renewable energy. Ethiopia’s construction of a massive power dam on the Blue Nile is raising tensions with Egypt, which depends on the river for 90 percent of its water supply.VIDEOGRAPHICS

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Ethiopia: the Sidama people vote in referendum on autonomy | AFP

Excited voters queue up as the long-running campaign from members of Ethiopia’s Sidama ethnic group to form their own regional state culminates in a referendum. The Sidama zone is currently part of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region, but could become Ethiopia’s tenth regional state.

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Sudanese hope Ethiopian dam ends Blue Nile floods | AFP

The Blue Nile is a renegade river, according to Sudanese farmer Osman Idris, its unpredictable flooding swallowing crops and houses as it crashes through Sudan from Ethiopia on its way to Egypt.

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Africa Weekly: Nobel Prize for Abiy Ahmed and electricity in Madagascar | AFP

This week on Africa Weekly, pride in Ethiopia, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. We take a look at his first year and a half in office. We also head to Madagascar, where access to electricity is increasingly proving a luxury for the few who can afford it.

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Africa Weekly: Khat addiction in Ethiopia and Madagascar’s new churches | AFP

This week on Africa Weekly we head to Ethiopia where a detox centre has been set up to help addicts of khat – a plant whose leaves give users a stimulating effect when chewed. Then we visit Madagascar, where an increasing number of people are flocking to evangelical churches, much to the concern of Catholic leaders.

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[Afternoon Session] World leaders gather for UNGA General Debate – Day 3 | 2019

Third day of high-level General Debate, at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.

Speakers:
Peter Christian, President and Head of Government, Federated States of Micronesia
José Mário Vaz, President, Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Azali Assoumani, President, Union of the Comoros
Rivo Rakotovao, President ad interim, Republic of Madagascar
Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice-President, Republic of Indonesia
Daniel Kablan Duncan, Vice-President, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire
Epsy Campbell Barr, Vice-President, Costa Rica
K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister, Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Enele Sosene Sopoaga, Prime Minister, Tuvalu
Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, President of the Government, Spain
Ana Brnabic, Prime Minister, Republic of Serbia
Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda
Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk, Acting Head of Government, Kingdom of Bhutan
Mauritania
Saudi Arabia
Cameroon
United Republic of Tanzania
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Togo

The ‘pimped-out’ Volkswagen Beetles of Ethiopia | AFP

Beetles have long occupied a hallowed position in Ethiopian car culture, a status that reflects both economics and nostalgia. But these days, a younger generation of drivers — some of them inspired by shows like the old MTV hit “Pimp My Ride” — are investing large sums to give their Beetles a 21st-century upgrade.

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Ethiopian church leaders push gay ‘conversion therapy’ | AFP

Religious leaders in Ethiopia are forming a new association to promote so-called conversion therapy to change gay people’s sexual orientation. Led by Dereje Negash, an Orthodox Christian priest who has spent more than a decade warning about the spread of homosexuality in Ethiopia, the leaders intend to introduce the association at an event in the capital, Addis Ababa. It is part of a broader effort to pressure the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to take a harder line against sexual minorities.

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Skull find in Ethiopia yields new clues on how humans evolved | AFP Extrait

Excavation teams work on the site of the discovery of a cranium of a 3.8 million-year-old early human ancestor from the Afar region of Ethiopia. The skull, known as “MRD”, was discovered not far from the younger Lucy — the ancient ancestor of modern humans — and shows that the two species may have co-existed for about 100,000 years. IMAGES des fouilles en 2016 ET SONORES du paléoanthropologue Yohannes Haile-Selassie

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In Ethiopia, a rehab centre takes on khat addiction | AFP

Ethiopia is a country that produces khat: a shrub whose leaves are chewed to obtain a stimulating effect. In this detoxification centre, patients talk about the harms of this drug.

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Man who lost family: Boeing put profit over safety

A man whose family was killed in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max jet in Ethiopia accused the company of wrongful conduct, telling a U.S. House subcommittee Wednesday that “Boeing should not be allowed to act like a mere investment company.” (July 17)

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African Union Ministers meet in Ethiopia to discuss situation in Sudan | AFP

Ministers of the African Union meet in Addis Ababa to discuss the situation in Sudan. IMAGES

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Ethiopians slowly return home after ethnic violence | AFP

More than a year after his house in southern Ethiopia was razed to the ground, his coffee plantation destroyed and cattle stolen, Teketel Memheru is still too terrified to return home. The 22-year-old is one of hundreds of thousands of people uprooted from their homes by ethnic clashes in a burgeoning domestic crisis the Ethiopian government is battling to contain.

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Ethiopia PM arrives at embassy in Sudan to meet protesters | AFP

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrives at his country’s embassy in Khartoum to meet members of the protest movement, days after security forces launched a crackdown on a sit-in site outside the Sudanese army headquarters. 1ST IMAGES

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S. Sudan parties meet in Ethiopia in bid to salvage peace deal

South Sudan’s warring parties meet in Addis Ababa in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal with just days to go until a unity government is meant to be formed. The meeting has been arranged by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional bloc for East Africa, which says it hopes the discussions will “develop a clear roadmap” for the formation of the government. IMAGES of the attendees

Family of Ethiopia Air victim sues Boeing, FAA

The family of a victim of last month’s deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash is suing aircraft manufacturer Boeing, and seeking to sue the Federal Aviation Administration for failing to properly test the safety of the Boeing 737 Max 8. (April 4)

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Family of Ethiopia Air victim sues Boeing, FAA

The family of a victim of last month’s deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash is suing aircraft manufacturer Boeing, and seeking to sue the Federal Aviation Administration for failing to properly test the safety of the Boeing 737 Max 8. (April 4)

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Ethiopia: Crew of crash jet followed procedures

The preliminary report into the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed last month states that the flight crew performed all safety procedures recommended by Boeing but could not control the jet. (April 4)

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Here’s the latest for Thursday April 4th: House Democrat requests Trump taxes; Ethiopia releases preliminary plane crash report; 280 arrested in immigration raid; Fire kills 2, collapses 4 town houses in Maryland.

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Boeing should review crashed jet model system: Ethiopia minister

Ethiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges says Boeing should review the flight control system of the crashed jet model during a press conference where officials released preliminary conclusions in the probe of last month’s crash of a Boeing 737 that killed 157 people. SOUNDBITE from Ethiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges

S.Sudan holds breath as fragile peace faces crucial test

Chol Deng, her husband and five children sit, exhausted, under a tree, having journeyed back to South Sudan five years after fleeing their corpse-strewn hometown Malakal. Encouraged by a six-month lull in fighting as a peace deal holds for the first time since 2015, the family last month joined scores of others warily returning home from Ethiopia and Sudan.

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Here’s the latest for Monday March 18th: New Zealand police say gunman apparently acted alone; Investigators cite similarities between Ethiopia, Indonesia crashes; Record flooding in Nebraska; Massive petrochemical fire near Houston.

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