Daily Archives: May 4, 2020

Ethiopia Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #2, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020

HIGHLIGHTS GoE enacts restrictions and national plan to limit the spread of COVID-19 USG partners adapt programs to include COVID-19 prevention measures Desert locust infestations continue to threaten food security KEY DEVELOPMENTS The Government of Ethiopia (GoE) introduced measures to

A Pledge for Africa

The world will not be free of the COVID-19 pandemic until all countries are free of the coronavirus that causes it. This simple fact underscores the urgent need for the Global Health Pledging Conference to be held on May 4.

Ethiopia Records Five New Coronavirus Cases

Addis ababa,  Five more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ethiopia today taking the tally to 140. In its daily update on new infections, Ministry of Health Dr. Lia Tadesse told ENA that the five are part of the

Meki-Ziway Irrigation Development Project Inaugurated

Addis ababa,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki today officially inaugurated the 292 million birr Meki-Ziway Irrigation Development Project.  Former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, President of Oromia Regional State, Shimelis Abdisa and other federal and regional senior official

Prime Ministers of Ethiopia, Pakistan Agree on Importance of Debt Relief

Addis ababa,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan have agreed on the importance of debt relief for developing countries to withstand the COVID19 challenges. Following their telephone conversation, Abiy wrote on his Facebook that “we both

COVID-19 Inflicts Close to 25 Mn USD Loss on Ethiopian Horticulture

Addis ababa,  Ethiopia has lost about 25 million USD from the horticulture sub-sector since the outbreak of the global COVID-19, according to Ethiopian Horticulture Producer-Exporters Association.  Ethiopian Horticulture Producer-Exporters Association (EHPEA) Executive Director, Tewodros Zewdie said even if “detail appraisals are