Daily Archives: May 23, 2020

Disaster Risk Mgmt Commission Says 30 Mn Ethiopians Need Humanitarian Aid

Some 30 million Ethiopians need humanitarian aid, including emergency food assistance and relief, according to the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC). Commissioner Mitiku Kassa told Ethiopian News Agency that the commission has asked for 1.6 billion USD emergency funding

More Than 60 Persons Test Positive for COVID-19 in 24 Hrs

Ethiopia has registered 61 additional new cases of COVID-19 that bring the total nationwide confirmed cases to 494. Out of 3,757 tests that were conducted over the past 24 hours, 61 tested positive for COVID-19, according to Ministry of Health.

Ministry Striving to Manage COVID-19 Induced Food Supply Chain Disruptions

Ministry of Agriculture has been undertaking mitigation and adaptation measures to cope with food supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19. The ministry revealed that agricultural productivity in 2020/21 harvest season could fall by 8 percent. Agriculture State Minister, Sani Redi

PM Abiy, Deputy PM Demeke Wish Muslims Happy Eid al-Fitr

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Deputy PM Demeke have wished Muslims a happy Eid al-Fitr. In his video message, the premier said Ramadan is a holy month when Muslims learn fighting all temptations of the flesh through bold spiritual practices. Noting that