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Skull of an ancient human ancestor unearthed in Ethiopia | world news

Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery of an almost complete skull of an early human ancestor in Ethiopia, which lived 3.8 million years ago, and displayed a fascinating blend of apelic and human-like features, providing insight into a crucial period for evolutionary descent, the eventually led to the modern man, the species Australopithecus anamensis, which first appeared about 4.2 million years …

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This rock shelter in Ethiopia is possibly the earliest evidence of humans living in the mountains

The Fincha Habera Refuge in the Ethiopian Ballengebirge. Image: Götz Ossendorf Archaeologists working in the Ethiopian Ballengebirge have made the earliest discoveries for the previous settlement of people at great heights. These early climbers, who live over 300 meters above sea level, have eaten rodents to survive the harsh conditions of the Ice Age. New research published in Science this …

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Ethiopia plants more than 350 million trees in 12 hours

The tree planting outbreak was part of a wider reforestation campaign called "Green Legacy," led by the country's prime minister, Abiy Ahmed. Millions of Ethiopians across the country were invited to take part in the challenge. Within the first six hours, Ahmed tweeted that around 150 million trees had been planted. "We're halfway to our destination," he said, encouraging the …

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Ethiopia "breaks" tree planting record to combat climate change

Caption Several government offices have been closed to allow civil servants to participate in the campaign Ethiopia has planted more than 200 million trees every day. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed leads the project to counteract the effects of deforestation and climate change in the drought-prone country. Some public offices were closed to allow the participation of officials. According to the …

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Sudanese military calls for joint transition plan for AU and Ethiopia | news

Sudan's ruling military council appealed to the African Union and Ethiopia to unify their efforts to draft a draft political transition in the country affected by the crisis. The Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition coalition have been arguing for weeks about what the transitional government of Sudan should look like after the military dropped long-time President Omar al-Bashir …

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Sudan Imprisons Opposition Leader for Mediation Efforts in Ethiopia | Sudan News

The Sudanese security forces arrested two opposition leaders shortly after their meeting with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed during reconciliation talks in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. Abiy, who has become a major regional leader, met with representatives from both sides on Friday to revive talks between ruling Sudan generals and protesters following the military's brutal crackdown on protesters this week …

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A crash in Ethiopia could have been prevented if Boeing had taken us seriously, the pilot union said

Dennis Tajer, spokesman for the Allied Pilots Association – an association of pilots from American Airlines – told CNN Business that Boeing has "a poisoned, diseased philosophy" for a global company. "Shame on you … we'll alert you," Tajer said. Boeing did not comment on the union's position early Thursday morning. In recent weeks, both CEOs of Boeing and the …

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Ivanka Trump in Ethiopia wants to "promote women"

Image copyright US Embassy in Ethiopia Caption Ivanka Trump (r) with US officials in Ethiopia The eldest daughter of President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, arrived in Ethiopia to promote an American government initiative to promote women's participation in the workplace. The initiative is expected to benefit 50 million women in developing countries by 2025. Ms. Trump will visit women working …

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A crash in Ethiopia suspects faulty sensors on the Boeing 737 Max

Black Box data from a past Ethiopian Airlines flight indicates that the crash was caused by a faulty sensor that had mistakenly activated an automated Boeing 737 Max system, a series of similar events that occurred last year Data from a wing-type device known as a pitch sensor has mis-activated the computer-controlled system, three people were informed about the contents …

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