Political News

Top UN Humanitarian Official Visits Ethiopia

The top United Nations humanitarian official began his first official visit to Ethiopia Thursday amid a humanitarian crisis resulting from conflicts and natural disasters in the region. “Humanitarian needs in the country have increased this year as a result of the armed conflicts in Tigray and Benishangul-Gumuz, intercommunal violence in parts of Afar, Somali and…

Market

Dr. Tegegnework Gettu has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Liability and Asset Management Corporation (LAMC).

The Corporation will be focusing on absorbing and administering the State-Owned Enterprises debts; managing assets and liabilities; and handling the investment activities of the enterprises that will fall under its portfolio. The members of the Board of Directors are as follows: Dr. Tegegnework Gettu: Chairperson of Board of Directors Dr. Tegegework is a veteran of…

Medicine

African Death Toll From COVID-19 Increasing

NAIROBI – The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the continent’s death toll from COVID-19 has jumped 17 percent in the past month. In a media briefing Thursday, the Africa CDC said the infection rate has also increased and warned some countries are testing less often for the virus than needed. In…

Political News

USAID Chief to Visit Ethiopia to Press for Tigray Aid

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) chief Samantha Power will visit Ethiopia next week to press for humanitarian access into conflict-battered Tigray as fears of famine grow, it was announced Thursday. Power will meet officials in Addis Ababa to “press for unimpeded humanitarian access to prevent famine in Tigray and meet urgent needs in other…

General

Eritrean Refugees Demand Int’l Community to Stop Atrocities in Tigray

(ENA Eritrean refugees residing in Addis Ababa staged protest today against the atrocities and intimidations perpetrated in Tigray region against refugees. The refugees held the demonstration in front of UN International Organization for Migration office in the capital city. The protesters chanted, “stop atrocities committed against Eritrean refugees, “the international community needs to hear us,” We are refugees…