Addis Ababa

52 results

Pallbearers carry empty  coffins representing  victims of the Ethiopian Airlines  crash during a ceremony at the Holy Trinity Cathedral Orthodox church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sunday. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Preliminary information from the flight data recorder of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed a week ago killing 157 people shows “clear similari(...)

Grounded: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max aircraft on the tarmac in Arizona. Photograph: Ralph Freso/Getty

Leadership teams across the commercial aviation industry, including airlines, leasing companies and manufacturers, treat safety as a number one priori(...)

John Quindos, who lost his wife, his daughter and her three children in the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft crash. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/New York Times

John Quindos wailed and hyperventilated so violently that officials rushed him to a first-aid station. Then, as the magnitude sunk in, he lost his voi(...)

A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane (behind) sits on the tarmac near a hangar after suspended operations for all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at Changi Airport in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued instructions to stop any Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial passenger flights arriving, departing or overf(...)

Family members of the victims involved in a plane crash react at Addis Ababa international airport Sunday. Photograph: Mulugeta Ayene/AP

There was shock in the seaside community of Lahinch, Co Clare, last night as it emerged local man Michael (Mick) Ryan was the only Irish victim of the(...)

The Tuttlebee family from Co Meath  in the mountains just outside Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, where they now live.

The torrential rain beats against our windows, bursts from the confines of the gutters, seeps through roofs and gouges craters from the roads. This is(...)

Some of the Government funding will go towards the fight against malaria. Photograph: Getty

The Government is to contribute an additional €15 million towards the fight to end Aids, TB and malaria through the Global Fund, the Minister for Chil(...)

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It   is extraordinarily dense and only accessible on foot

Trekking mountain gorillas is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It instantly evokes David Attenborough’s remarkable interactions in dense forests, or t(...)

African Union chairman and president of Rwanda Paul Kagame speaks during a meeting with African leaders  in Addis Ababa on Thursday. Photograph: Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty Images

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday rejected an African Union demand to delay announcing final results from its presidential election, compound(...)

Jean Joseph Mukendi, lead advocate for Felix Tshisekedi’s legal team, addresses the constitutional court in Kinshasa on Tuesday   during the opening of a legal challenge to the result of the country’s presidential election, in which Mr Tshisekedi was declared   the winner. Photograph:  Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images

Neighbouring African countries have rowed back on a call for a recount in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s disputed presidential election. Opposit(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • Next
  • Last »