Ethiopian Airlines Extends Liege Cargo Agreement

July 18 , 2021

Ethiopian Airlines has extended its agreement with Belgium's Liege Airport for the coming five years. The extension will make Ethiopian Airlines a cargo gateway between Europe and Africa until 2026. Since the airline started flying to the Liege airport 15 years ago, it has transported one million tonnes of cargo with 15,000 freighter flights. According to a report from the African Airlines Association’s (AFRAA), Ethiopian has been ranked as the largest African operator in passenger and cargo traffic in 2020. Ethiopian carried half a million tonnes of freight and over five million passengers through its main hub, Bole International Airport, in 2020. Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services provides airport-to-airport services by stretching its wings to 127 cargo and passenger destinations across five continents.


UNDP Nods $2m for National Dialogue

United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Finance and National Dialogue Commission, allocating 2.2 million dollars for the upcoming national discussion. Managed by an independent trust fund, and in addition to the annual budget allocated by the Ethiopian government, UNDP is looking to set up a financial buffer scheduling to raise 32.8 million dollars in support funds from development partners over the next three years. The Dialogue Commission was est...


Street Snack

The rainy season is going to be missed for at least one reason: boiled corn on the cob. As the customer captured here, it has been an enjoyable street food for the city's residents to keep them warm. More importantly, it was a livelihood for many street vendors. ...


Stair Shop

A shop and a shoeshine stall have been set up under the stairs of an overhead bridge. In the most crowded parts of Addis Abeba, there is always some type of vendor selling everyday goods, serving the lower-income population...