Daily Archives: June 12, 2020

Logistics Cluster Ethiopia – Concept of Operations, June 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is happening at a time in Ethiopia when seven million people remain in need of humanitarian assistance (Humanitarian Response Plan, 2020). Internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and resident population all remain vulnerable. They require support from the

Bridging the Divide in Ethiopia’s North – Crisis Group Africa Briefing N°156

What’s new? Tigray and Amhara, the powerhouse regions of northern Ethiopia, are locked in a bitter land dispute exacerbated by national politicking that pits their elites against each other. Given dim prospects for a comprehensive settlement, the dispute could escalate

Ethiopia Expects 10.2 Percent Economic Growth over Next Ten Years

Addis Ababa  Planning and Development Commission disclosed that Ethiopia expects a 10.2 percent of average annual economic growth over the next ten years. The Commissioner, Fistum Assefa made the remark on Thursday, during a discussion held on the draft 10-year

House Postpones Nat’l Population, Housing Census

Addis Ababa  The House of Peoples’ Representatives and House of Federation approved the postponement of the National Population and Housing Census due to COVID-19. The two houses decided with majority vote to postpone the census for the third time in

Ethiopia, Sudan & Egypt Adopt Terms of Reference for Observers

Addis Ababa  The tripartite negotiation on the Guidelines and Rules for the first filling and annual operation for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) continued for the third day on Thursday, said Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy. Ethiopia, Sudan

Ethiopia, South Korea Pledge to Fight COVID-19

Addis Ababa,  Minister for Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew, held telephone discussion with his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha on the prevention and containment measures of COVID-19 as well as the role of Korean Investors in Ethiopia. During the discussion, Gedu

Nation Confirms 7 Deaths, 245 New COVID-19 Cases

Addis Ababa June 5/2020 Ethiopia has reported 7 new deaths and the highest single-day record of 245 COVID-19 new cases out of the 5,709 samples tested over the last 24 hours. In its daily update today, Ministry of Health announced

UNICEF, Ministries Sign over 116 Mn Birr to Support the Vulnerable in Urban Areas

Addis Ababa  UNICEF and ministries have signed today over 116 million Birr agreement to support vulnerable people through the Urban Productive Safety Net Programme. The agreement inked by three ministries and UNICEF is financed by the Government of Sweden to