Daily Archives: August 14, 2020

XCMG’s Global Livestreaming Proves a Success as Third Event Turnover Reaches US$28 Million in Five Hours

XUZHOU, China, Aug. 14, 2020 /PR Newswire/ — Leading Chinese construction machinery manufacturer XCMG (SZ:000425) is expected to deliver the first order totaling 60 million yuan (US$8.6 million) placed during its third global livestreaming sales event to Middle East region this

ACT Alliance appeal: Horn & East Africa Desert Locust Response HEA201

The worst desert locust outbreak in decades is underway in East and the Greater Horn of Africa. According to experts, this is the worst outbreak in over 25 years in Ethiopia and Somalia and the worst observed in over 70

Ethiopia: COVID-19 Response Overview | 14 August 2020

25,500+ Returnee migrants arrived since April 1 69,400+ Individuals reached with hygiene awareness this week 1,830 Currently in quarantine facilities Partnerships and Coordination As the designated lead agency for supporting the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) in the management of migrant

Desert Locust situation update – 14 August 2020

During the past week, control operations continue against persistent immature swarms in the Horn of Africa. There were several new sightings of immature swarms in Samburu county in northwest Kenya while other swarms prevailed near the border of Uganda in Turkana County. Cool temperatures

Nation Secures over 66 mln USD from Power Export

Addis Addis Ethiopia has secured 66.4 million US dollars from the export of electric power in the concluded Ethiopian Fiscal Year that started July 2019, according to Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP). EEP was planning to earn 57 million US dollars

Ethiopians in Kuwait Purchases Over 1 Mln Birr Worth Bond to Support GERD

Addis Ababa  Ethiopians living in Kuwait have purchased more than one million Birr worth bond to finance the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Ethiopians purchased the bond during  a bond selling campaign organized

Ministry Distributes over 700 Mn Birr Equipment to Enhance Productivity

Addis Ababa  Ministry of Agriculture has distributed tablets, livestock research equipment, and COVID-19 preventing materials to the regional bureaus today. The ministry handed over 336 million Birr worth 35,000 tablets, 11 million USD worth livestock research equipment and 12.8 million

Ethiopian Diaspora Have Contributed over 42 Mn USD Thus Far: Agency

Addis Ababa,  The Ethiopian Diaspora have contributed over 42 million USD for the construction of the dam, according to Ethiopian Diaspora Agency. The above was disclosed by Ethiopian Diaspora Agency Director-General Selamawit Dawit at the opening of the day-long training