Daily Archives: May 3, 2020

Ethiopian Survivors of Migrant Container Truck Tragedy Repatriated

GENEVA – The International Organization for Migration reports it has helped repatriate 11 Ethiopians who escaped death after having been locked in the container of a smuggler’s truck.  They and dozens of other migrants who did not survive were discovered

Explainer: why COVID-19 provides a lesson for Africa to fund social assistance

African countries have responded swiftly to the threat of COVID-19 by implementing various measures to contain its spread. Most of the continent is in lockdown or under curfew, or a combination of both. Unfortunately, these measures have resulted in the

IGAD Warns High Risk of Locust Invasion in East Africa

  The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) predicted and warned high risks of desert locust invasion in parts of East African countries. Parts of South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya and Djibouti are at very

Ethiopia Registers Two New COVID-19 Positive Cases

 The Ministry of Health on Sunday has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus, taking Ethiopia’s tally to 135 total infections. The Ministry on its daily update explained that the two infections were identified following the analysis of 1,560 samples taken

Eligible Gun-Holders to Register Firearms within Two Years: Attorney General

Addis ababa,  Attorney General called on the gun-holders across the country to register their firearms in the upcoming two years.  Attorney General, Adanech Abebie told ENA that scores of people currently possessed or carried unlicensed firearms have given two years

President Isaias Arrives in Addis for Official Visit

Addis ababa,  Eritrean President, Isaias Afewerki, touched down in Addis Ababa this morning for a two-day official visit and deepening bilateral cooperation with Ethiopia. Upon arrival at Bole International Airport, the President welcomed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and other

Ethiopia Needs to Take Lessons from China in Containing the Spread of COVID-19: Ambassador

 Ethiopia needs to take lessons from China’s successful fight against Covid-19 by implementing robust measures at home and enhancing public awareness, Ethiopia’s Ambassador to China said. In an interview with ENA, Ambassador Teshome Toga said China’s strong legal measures, coordinative