Daily Archives: June 7, 2020

Deputy Prime Minster Demeke Visits GERD

Addis Abeba,  A High profile Ethiopian delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen visited the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Sunday. The delegation includes Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Water, Irrigation and Energy, Innovation and Technology and Press Secretary

Council of Ministers Endorses over 476 bln Birr Budget for 2013

Addis Abeba,  The Council of Ministers has endorsed more than 476 billion Birr budget for the 2013 Ethiopian fiscal year (2020/21), after discussing on a draft bill on federal government’s budget, Office of the Prime Minister disclosed. The Council, in

PM to Address Parliament, Answers Questions from MPs

Addis Abeba,  The House of Peoples’ Representatives will hold its 5th extraordinary session on Monday in the presence of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. During the session, Prime Minister Abiy will give answers and explanations to questions to be raised by

Ethiopia Recordes Highest Single-day COVID-19 Deaths

Addis Abeba,  Ethiopia recorded seven new COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday, the highest single-day surge since the pandemic hit the country in early March, raising the death toll to 27. In its daily update on new infections, the Ministry of Health

Planting in Physically Distanced Manner, Family Level Needn’t Deter COVID-19 Prevention Efforts: PM

Addis Abeba,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said that planting trees, during this year’s annual Green Legacy Campaign, in a physically distanced manner and at the family level need not deter the nation’s COVID-19 prevention efforts. The premier highlighted in a

Nation Expanding Green Infrastructure to Prosper, Says Forest Researcher

Addis Abeba,  Green infrastructure has become a priority development agenda for Ethiopia as it helps the country to realize its ambition of being a prosperous nation, according to a forest researcher at the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission. He

Construction of GERD Reached at Critical Stage: Deputy PM

Addis Ababa The construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is well underway in a bid to begin filling of water with the scheduled time frame, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen disclosed. A high profile Ethiopian delegation led by