Daily Archives: March 28, 2020

Police to Take Measures on Violators of Decisions Passed to Contain COVID-19

Addis Ababa,  The Federal Police Commission announced today that it will take strict measures against those who violate the directions and decision passed by the government to contain and prevent …

Ethiopia’s Solidarity with China against COVID-19 Impetus to Strengthen Ties: Ambassador

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s solidarity with the government and people of China in the fight against COVID-19 can serve as an impetus to further strengthen and advance bilateral relations, China’s Ambassador …

African Dev’t Bank Launches 3 Billion USD “Fight COVID-19 Social Bond”

Addis Ababa, The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced that it has raised an exceptional three billion USD in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact the …

Airline Delivers COVID-19 Emergency Medical Supplies to 39 African Countries

Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines disclosed that it has delivered medical supplies donated by Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, to 39 African countries within 5 days. 

The …

PM Holds Video Conference with Regional Chief Administrators, Mayors

Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held a video conference on COVID19 prevention activities today with all regional chief administrators, deputy chief administrators and mayors of the two administrative cities. …

Premier, WHO Director-General Hold Telephone Conversation

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom held telephone conversation about the critical support Africa needs in combating COVID-19 yesterday. 

During the phone call Abiy thanked …

Minister Reports Full Recovery of One Person from COVID-19

Addis Ababa, Health Minister Lia Tadesse disclosed today that one patient has fully recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19). 

The minister tweeted that a patient has fully recovered from the virus out …

COVID-19 Likely to Exact a Heavy Toll Among the Malnourished, Sick, and Poor in Africa

The Continent’s Relatively Young Population Is Likely to Be a Mitigating Factor, but Constrained Health Systems and a High Incidence of Malnutrition and Such Conditions as HIV and Tuberculosis Will