Ethiopian Airlines

One year after Lion Air crash, Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded

Boeing's entire global fleet of almost 400 MAX planes has stayed out of service ever since, plunging the company into the biggest crisis it has seen

Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet — report

There were many similarities between the Ethiopian Airlines crash and that of an Indonesian Lion Air 737 MAX 8 flight which crashed last October

Ethiopian Airlines ‘has flown’ black boxes of crashed Boeing to Paris

Ethiopian Airlines said Thursday that the black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed have been flown to Paris for analysis.

Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying

Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet was grounded in China, Ethiopia and Indonesia on Monday after an Ethiopian Airlines crash

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing crashes killing 157

People from 35 countries and one UN passport-holder were on board flight ET 302 when it ploughed into a field southeast of Addis Ababa

Pearls of wisdom hide ugly truths

A study of pink plastic pearls shows that Africa will have to make big sacrifices if its children are to be employed

South Africa must accept reality and unburden itself from owning a national airline

That South Africa’s national airline is in a parlous state is no longer in dispute.

Main parts of Ethiopian jet found off Lebanon

Search teams have identified the location of main segments of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that had crashed off the coast of Lebanon last month.

Ethiopian plane crashes off Beirut, 90 feared dead

All 90 people aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane were feared dead after it plunged into the Mediterranean, minutes after taking off from Beirut.

Ethiopian plane crashes in sea off Beirut, bodies found

An Ethiopian Airlines plane with 90 people on board crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Beirut in bad weather early on Monday.

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South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

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Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.