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Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to the north

[Gabon] Omar Bongo, president of Gabon and now Africa's longest-serving head of state. February 2005.
President Omar Bongo, ready to rule for 45 years (FAO)

Ethiopian Airlines on Wednesday announced the resumption of domestic flights to the north of the country, suspended three months ago in the midst of the border war with Eritrea, Ethiopian television reported. The company moved its headquarters to Nairobi for three weeks in February in
view of a resumption of hostilities along the disputed Ethiopian-Eritrean border. Flights to eastern Dire-Dawa resumed in mid-March.

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