Daily Archives: March 30, 2020

United Nations Staff Union President Urges States to Enhance Peacekeeper Security, as Targeted Attacks Kill 423 Blue Helmets, Civilian Personnel in Last Decade

At least 27 United Nations personnel — 23 peacekeepers and 4 civilians — were killed in deliberate attacks in the line of duty in 2019, according to the United Nations …

IGAD Heads Of State And Government Adopt A Regional Approach To Combating COVID-19

(DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today convened an Extraordinary Summit via Video Conference to deliberate on a regional IGAD strategy …

PM Urges the Public to Follow COVID-19 Preventive Guidance

Addis Ababa,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged the public to be more restraint and take proper preventive measures towards containment of COVID-19.

In his video address today, Abiy said the …

Management Hands Over Chinese Private Hospital to Support Effort in Fighting COVID-19

Addis Ababa,  The management of Addis Ababa Silk Road General Hospital has handed over the hospital to be used in the effort to contain COVID-19.

The management of the Chinese …

PM Abiy Holds Visual Discussion with IGAD Leaders

Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held virtual discussion with leaders of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on the importance of collective leadership toward Coronavirus. 

During their discussion, the leaders …

Nation Deploys New Digital Tools for COVID-19 Surveillance, Response

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has unveiled a suite of new digital health tools that enhance surveillance, monitoring, and tracking of Coronavirus cases in response to the COVID-19 pandemic today. 

A team …

Ethiopia Seeking Korea’s Successful COVID-19 Containment Practice: Prime Minister Abiy

Addis Ababa,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Ethiopia is eager take lessons from South Korea how the country can adapt the best prevention approach against the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).…

Hamdok Plans to Visit Ethiopia, Egypt to Urge Parties Resume GERD Talks

Addis Ababa,  Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said he would visit Ethiopia and Egypt soon to urge both parties to resume negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). 

According …