Daily Archives: September 14, 2020

Ethiopia – Alarming food insecurity (DG ECHO, IPC Ethiopia Alert and FAO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 14 September 2020)

Over 8.5 million people are currently highly food insecure, including 1.4 million in IPC Phase 4 (Emergency) across 7 regions of Ethiopia, despite ongoing humanitarian food assistance. Afar and Somali regions are the most affected ones with over 20% of

US State Department Eases China Travel Advisory for Americans

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department on Monday eased a travel advisory for Americans considering travel to China or Hong Kong from “Do Not Travel” to “Reconsider Travel,” citing “improved conditions.” The new “Level 3” warning reflects the “arbitrary enforcement”

Ethiopia Unveils New Currency Notes

Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia today unveiled new currency notes reinstating the existing Birr note, according to Office of the Prime Minister. The office announced that the new currency notes include Birr 10, 50 and 100 denominations, with an additional introduction of a

Foreign Affairs Officials Discuss Portugal’s Presidency of EU Council, Relations with Ethiopia

Addis Ababa,   Foreign Affairs State Minister, Redwan Hussien, and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Portugal, Teresa Ribeiro, held discussion today about bilateral relations between their countries and the priorities of Portugal Presidency to the European

Introduction of New Notes Part of Economic Reform: PM Abiy

Addis Ababa,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the introduction of new currency notes is part of the ongoing economic reform in the country. The government unveiled today new currency notes with enhanced security features on the new notes with the