Archives for: "December 2009, 18"

Ethiopia's underground churches a historic wonder

December 18th, 2009
Ethiopia's underground churches a historic wonder LALIBELA, Ethiopia — Ten centuries ago, King Lalibela had a vision: That his capital, Roha, in what is now northern Ethiopia, would equal Jerusalem in spiritual and architectural glory. And thus 11… more »

Doctor's mission to save Ethiopian kids' hearts

December 18th, 2009
Doctor's mission to save Ethiopian kids' hearts ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Doctors, nurses, family members and an NBC cameraman fanned out across the hospital in an all-out search for Aden. But the 6-year-old managed to evade us as she flitted from patient… more »

More than 42,000 Ethiopians fled to Yemen in 2009

December 18th, 2009
Newly arrived Somali refugees wait to be registered at a refugee camp in Yemen. UNHCR Some 74,000 Africans cross Gulf of Aden to Yemen in record-breaking year GENEVA, December 18 (UNHCR) – More than 74,000 Africans, fleeing civil war, political… more »

Ethiopian Airlines Hires 18 New Pilots

December 18th, 2009
Ethiopian Airlines new pilots Click here for a High Resolution Image Ethiopian Airlines Hires 18 Pilots - 18 December, 2009 The Ethiopian Aviation Academy graduated 18 trainee pilots who have completed the commercial pilot training courses in Instrument… more »

Ethiopian Airlines Congratulates Boeing on 787 First Flight

December 18th, 2009
Ethiopian Airlines Congratulates Boeing on 787 First Flight News Release – Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 17, 2009 Marking the high profile event of the first launch of the B787 on December 15, 2009, Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Ato Girma… more »