Daily Archives: March 24, 2020

Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue #5 |09 – 22 Mar. 2020

• The joint Government and partners’ verification of beneficiaries in Guji zone was suspended until at least the two-week Government ban on public gatherings ends on 30 March; a measure taken in a bid to reduce the risk of transmission

Nation Confirms 12th Case of COVID-19

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has confirmed one more case of coronavirus (COVID-19) today. According to a statement issued by Ministry of Health, the 12th case is a 34-year old Ethiopian who came from Dubai on March 19, 2020. The patient is

Sudan Receives Medical Equipments to Tackle COVID-19

Addis Ababa,  The first batch of medical equipment and supplies have landed in Khartoum on Monday to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 in Sudan.  The supply was facilitated by the joint initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Chinese

GERD Bond Week Launched

Addis Ababa,  A National Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Bond Week was launched here today to enhance the fund raising scheme for the dam. The bonds will be available nation-wide in all branches of the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia and

PM Abiy Proposes 150 Billion USD Emergency Financing Package for Africa

Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed proposed 150 billion USD emergency financing package for Africa to combat the spread of COVID-19. A statement released today said Ethiopia, working closely with its fellow African countries, has submitted the following proposed areas and

Government Employees to Work from Home Effective Tomorrow

Addis Ababa,   The Council of Ministers, as part of efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, has decided that Federal Government employees work from home effective tomorrow March 25, 2020 until further notice.  The council met this morning in