Daily Archives: June 16, 2020

Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt Continue Tripartite Negotiation on GERD

Addis Ababa, June 16/2020 (ENA) Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have held negotiations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) for the 5th day on Monday, 15 June 2020. According to press release issued by ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, “the

UN Appoints Major General Kefyalew as UNISFA Force Commander

Addis Ababa June 16/2020 (ENA) UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday announced the appointment of Major General Kefyalew Amde Tessema as Force Commander for the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Kefyalew succeeds Major General Mehari Zewdie Gebremariam, who

EU Extends 19 bln Birr to Support Ethiopian Health System

AddisAbaba June 16/2020(ENA)The European Union and its member states have mobilized 487 million Euros (ETB 19 billion) to support the Ethiopian health system in response to the global pandemic COVID-19. The support will scale up quarantine sites, social protection enhancement,

Ethiopia Reports 109 New Cases as Recoveries Rise to 118

Addis Ababa June 16/2020 (ENA) Ethiopia on Tuesday reported 109 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total tally to 3630, the Ministry of Health announced. In its daily update on coronavirus, the Ministry said out of 5,102 sample tests conducted

Industrial Parks Corporation Allots 3 Mn USD to Support Micro,Small Enterprises

Addis Ababa June 16/2020 (ENA) Industrial Parks Development Corporation announced that it has allocated 3 million USD for business-to-business linkage between micro and small enterprises and firms working in industrial parks. The program will benefit over 35 micro and small

Ministry Introduces Tourism Recovery Strategy to Stakeholders

Addis Ababa June 16/2020(ENA) Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the relevant stakeholders have discussed today a tourism recovery strategy that enables the industry to bounce back. The main objective of the new strategy is to make the tourism industry

Oromia State Inaugurating over 4.8 Billion Birr Projects

Addis Ababa June 16/2020(ENA)Various projects built with over 4.8 billion birr in Oromia Regional State will be inaugurated starting from today, according to the state communication bureau. In a press briefing he gave today, Oromia Regional State Communication Bureau Head

New Ambassadors Urged to Safeguard National Interest

Addis Ababa June 16/2020(ENA) President Sahlework Zewdie has urged newly appointed Ethiopian ambassadors to safeguard the interest of the country and carry out their duties at the utmost of their abilities. The recently appointed ambassadors took an oath today in