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Source: Global News

Brampton family leaves for Ethiopia to find remains of 6 family members lost in plane crash

Sunday 08:59 GMT

A Brampton family has left for Ethiopia in hopes of finding the remains of six family members who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash last Sunday.

Manant said he is planning on going to Ethiopia for two days, where he will visit the crash site and get whatever remains he can, though a report on Saturday indicated that identification of some remains may take up to six months. “After that, I plan on going to India for the final rituals of my parents and … my sister, brother-in-law and my two nieces,” he said.

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Source: BBC

'Clear' parallels between Boeing crashes

Monday 16:21 GMT

Flight data from the Ethiopian Airlines disaster a week ago suggest "clear similarities" with a crash off Indonesia last October, Ethiopia's transport minister has said.

"Clear similarities were noted between Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Indonesian Lion Air Flight 610, which would be the subject of further study during the investigation," Ms Dagmawit told journalists on Sunday. In both cases flight tracking data showed the aircraft's altitude had fluctuated sharply, as the planes seemed to experience erratic climbs and descents.

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Source: BBC

The city where innovation is driven by necessity

Tuesday 02:25 GMT

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With this in mind, Wondim and others believe that Addis Ababa could soon become one of Africa’s leading innovation centres, potentially rivalling Nairobi, Lagos or Cape Town. Also among his policies are changes to business, finance, telecoms and education, signalling that technology is now a priority for the government.


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