New Research: Ending Energy Poverty by 2030 Can Create 500 Million New Jobs in Africa and Asia

The Rockefeller Foundation study finds that investing in distributed renewable energy systems creates 30 times more jobs and saves 4 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions compared to fossil fuel alternatives NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — New research by The Rockefeller Foundation finds that investing in distributed renewable energy systems could end energy poverty and […]

Amid Onslaught of Crises, World Must Restore Trust, Solidarity to Tackle COVID-19, Climate Change, Secretary-General Says, Opening Annual General Assembly Debate

Global Leaders Call for Vaccine Equity, Inclusive Multilateralism to Alleviate Human Suffering, Close Gap between Rich, Poor Secretary-General António Guterres issued a wake-up call that the world is on the edge of an abyss and “moving in the wrong direction”, as he called on leaders gathered for the annual General Assembly high-level debate today to […]

UN Chief Tells World to ‘Wake Up’ to Crises

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the world Tuesday to “wake up” to the greatest “cascade of crises” in our lifetimes. “Our world has never been more threatened or more divided,” he told the annual gathering of world leaders, which returned to New York in a slimmed-down version this year due to the […]

US: Ethiopia, Tigray Actors Can Avoid Sanctions by Ending Conflict

NAIROBI — The U.S. government is urging the Ethiopian government, rebel group Tigray People’s Liberation Front, and other warring factions to end the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region and allow humanitarian aid to reach millions in need of assistance. Unless the conflict stops, key officials could be facing U.S. travel and financial sanctions. Speaking […]

Ministry Briefs UK’s Special Envoy on Current Situation in Ethiopia

State Minister of Finance, Dr. Eyob Tekalign met with UK’s special envoy for famine prevention and humanitarian affairs, Nick Dyer. The meeting focused on updating the special envoy on humanitarian and economic issues in Ethiopia. The Envoy reiterated the two countries long standing partnership and affirmed the UK Government’s commitment to continue to assist the […]

Industrial Park Secures 114 million USD from Mask Export

Hawassa Industrial Park announced that it has secured 114 million USD from the mask export last Ethiopian budget year. General Manager of the industrial park, Fistum Ketema told ENA that the concluded Ethiopian budget year was a difficult year for the sector due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. According to him, impressive result has been […]