After several discussions among the city’s planning and zoning commission, Wylie councilmembers got the process of codifying recommended changes into the code of ordinances. Amendments to zoning regulations governing smoke shops, smoking establishments — such as a hookah lounge — and alcohol-related businesses will clarify the process for such developments in the city. Changes that would define specific uses for the three categories were approved during the Tuesday, May 30, Wylie City Council meeting. If an alcohol-related business wanted to add an event center or food truck park, it would require a special-use permit. City Manager Brent Parker said the cost for staffing the event was $171,406 for the event that will run from July 2-8.
May 31, 2023 23:15 UTC
Ambassador Hirut Zemene held a fruitful discussion about an arts conservation project with Antwerpen University of Belgium and BahirDarUniversity of Ethiopia that has come to fruision through an initiative that was taken by the founder of Ethiopian Arts Conservation Program Ms. Naomi Muelmens on May 30, 2023, at the Embassy premises. During the meeting, the Embassy along with the representatives reviewed recently established Academic cooperation links between Antwerpen University and Bahir Dar University in Art Conversation through exchange of experiences among professors, PhD scholarship and short term trainings on the field. The Ambassador expressed appreciation to Ms. Naomi Meulemans and the University of Antwarp for their interest to venture on conservation of artifacts and relics through venturing on capacity building in the filed with universities and relevant institutions in Ethiopia. Her Excellency also expressed her hope that this cooperation will take further roots in expanding engagements in the area which could cement the academic link between Ethiopia and Belgium.
May 31, 2023 22:13 UTC
The Boeing 737-800 aircraft which was displayed by Hadi Sirika, former minister of aviation as belonging to Nigeria Air is back to regular flight service for Ethiopian Airlines, live tracker has shown. BusinessDay’s had earlier reported Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation contacted Ethiopian airlines to provide an aircraft that would be presented to Nigerians as an aircraft belonging to Nigeria Air. Further investigations show that the national carrier is about 11 years andand first flight with the aircraft was done on 22nd June 2012 as Ethiopian Airlines aircraft. The aircraft became Malawi Airlines on 16th February 2014 and released to Ethiopian Airlines on 12th August 2015. BusinessDay’s checks show that the aircraft changed colours but ownership remains that of Ethiopian Airlines.
May 31, 2023 20:18 UTC
MYAirline has announced six ground breaking agreements during a Memorandum of Understanding signing spree at LIMA ’23. Present at LIMA ’23 was Yang Berhormat Tuan Anthony Loke, the Minister of Transport of Malaysia to witness these historic signings take place. The first MOUThe first MOU signed at LIMA ’23 regards maintenance for MYAirline’s fleet of A320s. A groundbreaking joint venture also signedThe last of the 6 new signings made at LIMA ’23 was a new joint venture signed alongside Menzies Aviation. CEO praises the signingsCommenting on the more than successful day at LIMA ’23, MYAirline CEO Rayner Teo said “The signing of these strategic partnerships at LIMA ’23 represents a pivotal moment in MYAirline’s journey”.
May 31, 2023 19:56 UTC
KUWAIT CITY, May 31: According to security sources, an Ethiopian expatriate who arrived at Kuwait Airport is currently under investigation after it was discovered that he had been banned from entering the country. The individual managed to escape from the airport hotel while awaiting his scheduled return flight. Upon the Ethiopian expatriate’s arrival in Kuwait, he proceeded to the passport counter where it was revealed through fingerprint analysis that he had previously been deported and barred from entering the country. As a result, he was handed over to the airport investigations team, who subsequently transferred him to the airport hotel in preparation for his deportation on a returning flight. During his stay at the airport hotel, the Ethiopian eluded the security personnel, ventured into the airport yard, and managed to breach the airport perimeter fence, gaining entry into the country.
May 31, 2023 19:52 UTC
Boeing has admitted responsibility for the deaths of the passengers and agreed not to blame the pilots or anyone else. Political Cartoons View All 1007 ImagesAt a hearing last week, Boeing lawyers sought to block testimony about pain and suffering by passengers in the minutes before the crash. The attorneys want to call experts who would testify that the passengers likely suffered physical injuries and emotional trauma before the crash. One of the families' lawyers, Robert Clifford, said he wants to call the crater left by the crash a crime scene. Less than five months later, in March 2019, an Ethiopian Airlines Max carrying 149 passengers and eight crew members crashed six minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa.
May 31, 2023 18:47 UTC
Armed with a bamboo ink pen and a steady hand, Ethiopian Orthodox priest Zelalem Mola carefully copies text in the ancient Ge’ez language from a religious book onto a goatskin parchment. This painstaking task is preserving an ancient tradition, all the while bringing him closer to God, says the 42-year-old. At the Hamere Berhan Institute in Addis Ababa, priests and lay worshippers work by hand to replicate sometimes centuries-old religious manuscripts and sacred artwork. ALSO READ: Ancient tradition: Ethiopian quest recreation of ancient manuscriptALSO READ: Homecoming ceremony for Senegalese colonial-era soldiers“Ancient parchment manuscripts are disappearing from our culture, which motivated us to start this project,” she says. The precious works are kept mainly in monasteries, where prayers or religious chants are conducted using only parchment rather than paper manuscripts.
May 31, 2023 18:23 UTC
The House of People's Representatives (HPR) of Ethiopia approved a bill which ratified tax treaties with Switzerland and Luxembourg on May 30, 2023. The treaties aim to avoid double taxation and prevent tax evasion between the three countries. Ethiopia and Luxembourg signed the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) in June 2021 aiming to develop the economic relationship and enhance the cooperation in tax matters between the two countries. On the other hand, Ethiopia and Switzerland entered the agreement on July 29, 2021. The DTA) between Switzerland and Ethiopia marked the first time that Switzerland expanded its network of DTAs into Eastern Africa.
May 31, 2023 18:15 UTC
One of the places that managed to escape the destruction was the Dabba Selama village. The residents of Dabba Selama consider themselves lucky. In Dabba Selama, community bonds were strong even before the war, like most remote villages. Ability to hideAt the end of 2020, when the war front came close to Dabba Selama, the farm households abandoned their homesteads. Many farmlands in Dabba Selama were not cultivated on time in 2021 and 2022 due to the war.
May 31, 2023 16:48 UTC
LONDON, May 31 (Reuters) - Ethiopian officials aim to raise some $750 million during a road show to launch the country's stock exchange, the head of its newly launched sovereign wealth fund Ethiopian Investment Holdings (EIH) said on Wednesday. The launch of the Ethiopian Securities Exchange is part of a broad plan by the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to establish local capital markets and privatise the economy. Formed in 2022 to manage government investments, EIH will own a quarter of the exchange and contribute $250 million. The road show aims to raise $750 million from private investors, which would own 75%, Abdurahman Eid Tahir, EIH chief executive officer, told Reuters. Conversations in London, including with the London Stock Exchange Group LSEG.L, have happened virtually thus far, Tahir said.
May 31, 2023 16:12 UTC
A federal judge is ruling that families of passengers who died in the crash can seek damages for the pain and terror suffered by their relatives before the plane crashed. A federal judge is ruling that families of passengers who died in the crash can seek damages for the pain and terror suffered by their relatives before the plane crashed. Boeing has admitted responsibility for the deaths of the passengers and agreed not to blame the pilots or anyone else. At a hearing last week, Boeing lawyers sought to block testimony about pain and suffering by passengers in the minutes before the crash. Less than five months later, in March 2019, an Ethiopian Airlines Max carrying 149 passengers and eight crew members crashed six minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa.
May 31, 2023 15:40 UTC
He describes the mesirus nefesh of the Ethiopians to reach Eretz Yisroel and live truly Jewish lives. Should we not recognize, as Jews, all that President Trump has done for Israel and world Jewry? Should we not, at the same time, recognize how integrated the State of Israel is regarding color and background? Yet, being a Jewish state, don’t we have the obligation and right to determine who is actually Jewish? Perhaps the problem here is actually that the pundits, Jewish or non-Jewish, who presume to tell us how to run a “Jewish state,” have no idea what that means.
May 31, 2023 15:36 UTC
ADDIS ABABA – Ethio Telecom has signed a partnership deal with Addis Ababa University, allowing it to provide connectivity and digital services including setting up more smart classrooms for the AAU. The strategic partnership agreement was signed by AAU’s President Tasew Woldehana (Prof) and Ethio Telecom’s CEO Frehiwot Tamru on Wednesday. According to newly signed agreement, Ethio Telecom will interconnect 18 campuses of the AAU with high bandwidth, highly secured and protection route or wavelength service. Previously, the duo jointly designed a curriculum, enabling the AAU to offer a tailored master’s program in Telecom Network Engineering, and Telecom Information Systems. More than 150 Ethio telecom professionals have so far graduated from the program in the three consecutive rounds.
May 31, 2023 15:29 UTC
They said there is a need for an independent investigation into the failed national carrier project, Nigeria Air, to examine its conception, process, expenses, and parties involved. They’ve also called on the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to investigate Ethiopian Airlines’ involvement in the Nigeria Air project, especially regarding the recent public display of a foreign registered aircraft painted as Nigeria Air. Prof. Anthony Kila, a Policy Analyst, insisted that it was necessary for the new administration to institute an independent public inquiry on the failed national carrier project; Nigeria Air. Kila regretted that Nigeria Air generated so much controversy and became a public concern, most especially in the last few weeks of the past administration. “I think Nigeria Air is dead and buried.
May 31, 2023 12:47 UTC
A civil society organisation has launched a lawsuit against Ethiopian Airlines, accusing the state-owned carrier of discriminating against ethnic Tigrayans. Photograph: AFP/GettyHowever, Tigrayans trying to travel to Addis Ababa say they have been prevented from buying tickets and from boarding Ethiopian Airlines flights. Passengers wait in the departures hall for an Ethiopian Airlines flight on 4 February 2022 at Bole airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The lawsuit brought by Human Rights First is due to be heard at the high court in Addis Ababa this week. Ethiopian Airlines has been approached for comment but had not responded by the time of going to publication.
May 31, 2023 10:51 UTC