Monthly Archives: December 2020

WHO works with the health and education sectors to ensure COVID-19 prevention measures are in place as schools reopen in Ethiopia

Schools in Ethiopia are reopening after nine months of closure following the confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in the country in March 2020. Since March, the disease has affected over 100 000 people, killed nearly two thousand, and disrupted

Relief and Emergency Activities Going Well in Tigray: Interim Administration CEO

Addis Ababa  The relief and the emergency activities managed by Tigray Interim Administration are going well despite the rampant baseless disinformation, CEO Mulu Nega said. In an exclusive interview with ENA, Tigray Interim Administration CEO Mulu Nega said his administration

Diaspora Trust Fund Commits Half Million USD Medical Relief Fund

Addis Ababa, December 31/2020(ENA) The Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund (EDTF) has committed half a million USD medical relief fund to mitigate the current critical shortage of life-saving medications and medical supplies in Ethiopia. The trust fund has also launched a

Economics Prof. Says Capital Market Paves Way for Private Sector to Contribute More to Dev’t

Addis Ababa  The capital market to be introduced to Ethiopia will pave the way for the private sector to contribute to the economic development of the country, Addis Ababa University Professor of Public Policy said. Though the capital market that

Norwegian Agency Awards 91 Million Birr Grant to 5 Ethiopian Universities

Addis Ababa  The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) has awarded 91 million Birr grant for five Ethiopian universities, according to Ethiopian-Norwegian Professional Organization. In an exclusive interview with ENA, Associate Prof. Shegaw Anagaw, Ethiopian-Norwegian Professional Organization Managing Director said

Ethiopia Withdraws Reservation on Article 44 of UNCAC

Addis Ababa  Ethiopia has withdrawn its reservation on Article 44 of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), according to the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission. The country had a reservation on Article 44 of UNCAC, which is about extradition

Incentives to MICE Industry Will Contribute to Nat’l Economy, Says African Trade Fair Partners

Addis Ababa  Providing significant incentives for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) industry would enable Ethiopia to accelerate its economy, according to African Trade Fair Partners. African Trade Fair Partners and Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations have

OKEx announces mainnet launch of OKExChain – and how to earn its native OKT token

VICTORIA, Seychelles, Dec. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OKEx (, a world-leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, is thrilled to announce the launch of OKExChain mainnet. Unlike other exchange chains, OKEx wanted to embody blockchain’s core qualities of openness and decentralization in