Africa: Ethiopian Airlines to Celebrate Women’s Day With All-Female Crew

[New Era] Windhoek -Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline group, has confirmed that it has finalised all preparations to once again celebrate International Women’s Day by operating an All Women Functioned Flight, this time on the Addis Ababa to Stockholm to Oslo route on March 8.

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An odd Hebrew word says a lot about Israeli politics

I want you (to be resentful) IT IS NOT easy to translate the Hebrew word davka. It means something like “despite it all” and “because of”, but with a sense of deliberate precision: I was at home all day, but the delivery man came davka during the half-hour when I was out. It can connote an intent to irritate: my girlfriend knows we disagree about politics, but she always davka brings it up.

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Africa: The Claim That Democracy Fares Better in the West Than in Africa Is a Fallacy

[The Conversation Africa] One day, if they follow instructions, Africa’s new democracies will grow up to be “real” like those of Western Europe and North America. This assumption makes little sense – but it influences the way many people in the West and in Africa think about African democracies.

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