Daily Archives: June 5, 2020

Free Medical Care for Migrants in New IOM Ethiopia Partnership

Addis Ababa – Mohammed Adem suffered kidney failure while working as an irregular migrant in Sanaa, Yemen in 2018, forcing him to return to Ethiopia. He was supported by the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn

Visibility study of Nairobi, Kampala and Addis Ababa reveals big air pollution problems

The global coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating effect on economies worldwide. However, one of the few positive consequences of travel restrictions and industrial downturn has been a temporary reduction in air pollution. This has made skies cleaner and clearer. In Kenya’s

Lebanon to shelter abandoned Ethiopian workers

BEIRUT, The ministry of labour in Lebanon says it will give shelter to Ethiopian domestic workers abandoned without pay by their employers. An initial group of 35 Ethiopian women camping outside their consulate in Beirut has been housed in a

REPORT: Regional Focus On The Intergovernmental Authority On Development (IGAD) Member States Of The 2020 Global Report On Food Crises

Nairobi / Djibouti, 4th June 2020: An estimated 27.6 million people across the IGAD region were classified in Crisis or worse (IPC Phase 3+) levels of acute food insecurity in 2019. This figure represents 20% of the total population facing

African lockdown killings, delayed elections, and a US sexual health impasse: The Cheat Sheet

Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar George Floyd and Africa’s poor The police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has caused outrage across Africa. Social media lit up in

Ethiopia Donates COVID-19 medical supplies to South Sudan

Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia donated 17,000 Kg of COVID-19 medical supplies to the Republic of South Sudan on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Beatrice Khamisa Wani-Noah, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic

PM Abiy Announces the Launch of Annual Green Legacy Tree Planting

Addis Ababa,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today officially announced the launch of the annual Green Legacy Initiative campaign that aims at planting 5 billion trees during this rainy season. In his message, Abiy said like other part of the world,

Africa CDC, MasterCard Foundation to Deploy 10,000 health workers to Tackle COVID-19

Addis Ababa, The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Mastercard Foundation Thursday announced partnership to deploy 10,000 community health workers and deliver 1 million test kits to help fight COVID-19 in the continent. According to a press