Daily Archives: May 5, 2020

Vultures, doves and African debt: here’s a way out

Once again, African countries are confronting overwhelming debt burdens. According to the most recent World Bank debt statistics, they owe a total of $493.6 billion in long term debt to their foreign official and commercial creditors. About one third, $117 billion,

Nation Marks 79th Patriot’s Victory Day

Addisababa,  Ethiopia marked today the 79th anniversary of Patriots’ Victory Day over fascist Italian amid COVID-19 pandemic posed threat for social gatherings.  In 1941 Ethiopian patriots defeated fascist Italian aggressor and maintain the territorial integrity of the country and May

House Approves Constitutional Interpretation as Alternative Remedy for 2020 Election

Addisababa,  The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has approved today in favor requesting constitutional interpretation for postponement of election 2020. The HPR, in its 3rd extraordinary session, endorsed the bill with a majority vote and 25 against. Coronavirus outbreak has forced

Ethiopian Introduces Digital Services to Cargo Customers

Addis ababa,  Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, introduced a mobile application and chatbot-assisted shipment tracking service to elevate cargo customers’ experience. In a press release sent to ENA the mobile app, which is now available for both

Ethiopia Confirms Five New COVID-19 Cases

Addis ababa,  Ethiopia has reported five new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours after testing 1047 samples, raising the total tally of infections to 145. Ministry of Health on Tuesday announced that 91people have also recovered from coronavirus, including

Gov’t Prioritizes to Ensure National Sovereignty, Public Security: Officials

Addis ababa,  The assertion of national sovereignty and public security is a “top priority of the government” amid of COVID-19 Pandemic, senior government officials said. The officials emphasized that it is inappropriate to proffer the national interest and the survival

Ethiopian Diasporas Contribute Over 100 Mn Birr in COVID-19 Response

Addis ababa,  Ethiopian Diasporas residing abroad have contributed over 100 million Birr and equipments to support the efforts coronavirus containment in Ethiopia. The support was coordinated by Foreign Resource Mobilization Sub-committee formed under the National Resource Mobilization Committee, it was

Nation Receiving Positive Response from Global Dev’t Partners

The Government of Ethiopia’s proposal for development partners to defend the spread of COVID-19 pandemic has been gaining positive responses from global allies, according to Ministry of Finance. State Minister of Finance, Eyob Tekalign told ENA that the spread of