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Traffic accidents take their toll on Africa

Road accidents are the second cause of death for the 5-44 age group on the African continent and it is estimated that they cost African countries about $10 billion a year, or two per cent of the conti...
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Traffic accidents take their toll on Africa

Road accidents are the second cause of death for the 5-44 age group on the African continent and it is estimated that they cost African countries about $10 billion a year, or two per cent of the conti...
Addis Ababa News

Major road project between Addis Ababa and Kenya

Major road project between Addis Ababa and Kenya Ethiopia and Kenya have signed a $743 million deal to construct an 880 km highway that will connect the two bordering east African countries. The A...
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Ethiopian Airlines adds Milan to its service

Ethiopian Airlines is adding a new service to Milan from the start of July. Beginning with five weekly services from its base at Addis Ababa Bole international airport, the route becomes the company
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Expansion of Addis Ababa airport

The Addis Ababa-based subsidiary of the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) has been contracted by the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) to oversee a US$ 66.7 million expansion project at the A...
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Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes off Lebanon

An Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying 82 passengers and eight crew members crashed in the sea off Lebanon on 25 January just a few minutes after leaving Beirut for Addis Ababa. So far over 20 bodies ha...
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New traffic regulations in Addis Ababa

The city council has introduced tough new road rules in a bid to improve road safety in the city, the English-language business weekly Capital Ethiopia reports. The use of seatbelts is now obligat...
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Parking revolution in Addis Ababa.

Responsibility for managing street parking is soon to be handed from the existing private operators to their employees, local news sources report. Under the controversial plans by the city council p...
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Ethiopian wins top airline award.

Ethiopian Airlines has won the
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Air Ethiopia starts operations.

National flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines no longer has the monopoly on scheduled flights on domestic routes following the launch of a new private airline, Air Ethiopia, the private biweekly newspaper
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New road signs for Addis Ababa.

Driving in the Ethiopian capital is to become considerably easier following the installation of around 350 road signs including direction and distance signs and other information panels. The signs are...
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New-look bus terminus in Merkato.

The Adarash bus terminus in Merkato in the commercial heart of the capital is getting a revamp in a two million Birr project sponsored by Ethiopia
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Meter taxis for the capital.

Meter taxis are due to go into service in Addis Ababa for the first time next year, local English-language newspaper
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Ethiopian Airlines flies high.

Ethiopian Airlines had an operating revenue of over nine billion Birr and a net profit of 504 million Birr during the 2007/2008 fiscal year. These figures represent record earnings for the carrier, wh...
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Ethiopian Airlines leases new planes.

Ethiopian Airlines has leased two new aircraft in a bid to cope with growing demand, English language business newspaper
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Ethiopia-Djibouti railway website.

Railway enthusiasts and people interested in the history of the Horn of Africa will enjoy a new website dedicated to the railway linking the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to the port of Djibouti on th...
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New buses for Addis Ababa.

Dozens of new buses have come into operation in Addis Ababa to relieve pressure on the city
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Ethiopian Airlines to get Togo hub.

Ethiopian Airlines (EA) have announced plans to set up a regional hub in Togo
Addis Ababa News

Electric buses for Addis Ababa.

Residents of Addis Ababa may soon see electric buses on their streets following a deal between a local company and a Russian firm to manufacture the environmentally friendly vehicles in Ethiopia. Ethi...
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Ethiopian African Airline of the Year.

Ethiopias national flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines has been nominated African Airline of the Year 2006 by the African Aviation Journal as part of its annual Africa Aviation Awards. Reasons given for t...
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