Daily Archives: September 13, 2020

Japanese Ship Operator to Put $9.4M Toward Mauritius Oil Spill Recovery

The operator of a Japanese-owned bulk carrier that crashed into a reef in late July, causing a widespread oil spill in Mauritius, will pay at least $9.4 million over several years to fund environmental projects and support local fishing communities.

Malawi President Calls for United Front Against COVID-19

BLANTYRE – Malawi president Lazarus Chakwera is calling for collaborative efforts in the fight against coronavirus, which has so far infected nearly 6,000 Malawians and killed over 170 others.  But commentators say the government should also tackle other diseases rather

PM Abiy Inaugurates COVID-19 Field Hospital in the Capital

ddis AbebaPrime Minister Abiy Ahmed today inaugurated the new COVID-19 Field Hospital in the capital Addis Ababa which could accommodate close to 200 patients. The hospital, which was built with the support of World Health Organization and World Food Program,

PM Abiy Inaugurates Commercial Factory for Covid-19 Testing Kits

Addis Abeba Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has inaugurated the factory of commercial production of Covid-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) diagnostic testing kits both for domestic and export market. The factory was built in Bolle Lemi industrial park in collaboration with