Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Celebrate Delivery of First 787-9 Dreamliner

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Ethiopian Airlines Is First To Operate The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to operate the 787-9

Dreamliner carries much-needed medical equipment and supplies to Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Oct. 27, 2017: Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first Boeing 787-9. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap.

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Ethiopia’s ingenious video pirates

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Ethiopia’s cunning pirates.

Turning blockbusters into booty

Not even a slow internet can stop the bootleggers of Addis Ababa

DOWNLOADING a movie, legally or not, is prohibitively slow in Ethiopia, thanks to glacial internet speeds. Bootleg DVDs are everywhere, but even so it can be hard to find a reasonable-quality version of the latest Hollywood blockbuster. Only one cinema in Addis Ababa, the capital, screens foreign hits. Resourceful pirates spy an opportunity.

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Ethiopian court jails politician for over 6 years

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Yonatan Tesfaye

Former opposition spokesperson Yonatan Tesfaye sentenced over posts criticising the government's response to protests.

An Ethiopian court sentenced opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation reported.

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