Ethiopia: COVID-19 Situation Report No. 10, 16 – 21 May 2020

  • The situation of children separated from their families and caregivers due to COVID-19 remains a major concern. In the past week, UNICEF has supported the reunification of 220 children with

Archaeology is changing, slowly. But it’s still too tied up in colonial practices

For many people, the mention of archaeology makes them think of Indiana Jones. He’s the hero of the 1980s movie franchise – but any archaeologist will tell you that …

COVID-19 Puts 265 Million at Risk of ‘Hunger Pandemic,’ Experts Say

About 265 million people around the world are expected to face acute food insecurity this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a World Food Program Analysis.

The figure …

Competing Political Parties Pledge Solidarity on Dam

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s competing political parties have expressed their commitment to the ongoing construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the negotiations.

Ethiopian Parties Joint Council, in collaboration …

Ethiopia Strives to Maximize Trade with Russia amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia is working to maximize import-export relations with Russia in a bid to ameliorate its economy inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Ethiopian Ambassador to Russia.

Talked …

Ethiopia Reports Record Corona virus Cases Since Outbreak

Addis Abeba, Ethiopia has reported 100 Coronavirus cases in a single day since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In its daily update on new infections, Ministry of Health announced …

Nation Repatriating Some 2,000 COVID-19 Vulnerable Ethiopians from Middle East

Addis Abeba,  Ethiopia has started repatriating close to 2,000 COVID-19 vulnerable Ethiopian migrants in compliance with the UN resolution of mass repatriation during pandemic.

In an exclusive interview with ENA, …

Private Sector Led Oil Agro-industrial Cluster Emerging in Gojjam

Addis Abeba, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said a private sector led edible oil agro-industrial cluster is emerging in Bure Damot and Debre Makos of the Amhara Regional State.

Writing on …