Daily Archives: May 21, 2020

Elevating Affordable Housing Investments In Emerging Markets With Green Building

Peridot Parkland Estate becomes the first post-construction project to receive EDGE Advanced in Nigeria. VICTOR, New York, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — International provider of affordable housing solutions, EchoStone, recently completed a community of 252 houses, Peridot Parkland Estate. This

World Bank Group Provides Emergency Support to Help Ethiopia Manage the Threat Posed by the Desert Locust

**WASHINGTON, May 21, 2020 — **The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a financing of $63 million ($31.5 million grant and $31.5 million credit) from the International Development Association* (IDA) to help Ethiopia prevent and respond to the threat

UN pulls half its foreign aid staff out of Yemeni capital as COVID-19 spreads

The UN has pulled out over half its remaining international staff from Yemen’s capital to protect them from the spread of COVID-19, according to several UN sources. Almost 100 UN staff left Sana’a aboard two UN-chartered flights to Ethiopia –

Egypt’s Exertion to Interrupt GERD Construction Unacceptable: Scholars

Addis Ababa,  Egypt’s effort to interrupt Ethiopia’s aspiration to develop by completing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) through submitting complaint letter to the UN Security Council is unacceptable, scholars said. The scholars told ENA that third party can be

Rights Advocate Rev. Jesse Jackson Urges CBC to Pass Strong Resolution against Egypt

Addis Ababa,  Rainbow Push Coalition, led by Civil Rights Advocate Reverend Jesse Jackson, has urged the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) to pass resolution against Egypt’s Letter to the UN Security Council, according to a letter issued this week. The

Ethiopia, UK Reaffirm Solidarity to Curb COVID-19 Pandemic

Foreign Affairs Minister, Gedu Andargachew a held video-conference call with United Kingdom’s Minister for Africa, James Duddridge to discuss bilateral and regional issues between the two countries. During the discussion held on Wednesday, Gedu briefed about Ethiopia’s stance on the

Health Officials Endorse the Need for SoE to Stem COVID-19 Pandemic

Health officials confirmed the validity of the state of emergency in place to stem the spread of COVID-19 Pandemic. Health officials briefing the third public discussion led by Council of Constitutional Inquiry (CCI) on Thursday said the COVID-19 pandemic has

COVID-19 Cases in Ethiopia Move toward 400

Addis Ababa, Ministry of Health on Thursday has confirmed nine more new COVID-19 cases, as the nationwide tally rises to 398. On its daily update on new infections, the ministry stated that the new positive cases were identified from 3,747