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Ethiopian Plane Catches Fire at Shanghai Airport

Addis Abeba July :  An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 freighter aircraft was caught fire while loading cargo at Shanghai Pudong airport today. According to a statement from the airlines, the incident happened when the aircraft was on a regular scheduled cargo service from Shanghai to Sao Paulo-Santiago via Addis Ababa. The fire has brought under

African Union Strongly Denies Allegations of Cronyism, Corruption

ADDIS ABABA – A spokesperson for African Union chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has rejected allegations that the organization is run like a “mafia-style” cartel, a term used in a leaked internal memo from AU staff accusing their boss of corruption and …

All-Female Ranger Unit Protecting Kenya’s Wildlife

KAJIADO, KENYA – Kenya’s Amboseli National Park is home to herds of elephants that have been the target of poachers trafficking in the illicit trade in ivory. Now a program that has brought women on board in the fight against poaching is gaining tracti…

South Africa in Recession, Figures Show

JOHANNESBURG The official announcement that South Africa is in recession only confirmed what many South Africans, beset by high unemployment and unreliable electricity, already knew: The economy is flagging. This week, the nation’s statistical agenc…

Trump Calls Egyptian Leader to Discuss Nile Dam

WHITE HOUSE – U.S. President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spoke on Tuesday to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after U.S.-brokered talks on the Nile mega dam fell apart last week.The White House in a state…