Geological Mapping Crucial to Promote Mining Investment in Ethiopia: AMGC Director-General

Proper geological mapping of Ethiopia would promote investment in the mining sector, African Minerals and Geosciences Center (AMGC) Director-General Ibrahim Shaddad said. The director-general told ENA that the quarter million coverage of Ethiopia’s ground is endowed with mineral resources. However, the rich mineral resource has not been transformed to mineral wealth, he added. According to […]

Some 16 Humanitarian Aid Trucks Arrive in Mekelle, 64 trucks on the Way: WFP

The World Food Programme (WFP) announced that 16 humanitarian aid trucks have arrived in Mekelle, regional capital of Tigray, this week. The World Food Programme also twitted that additional 64 vehicles are on their way to Tigray regional state. This is the sixth round of aid shipments since the beginning of 2022. In April 2022, WFP delivered […]

Economic and Social Council Opens Multi-Stakeholder Forum amid Calls for Vaccine Equity, Efforts to Close Yawning Digital Gulf between Haves, Have-Nots

Every Girl Deserves Role Model in Science, Technology, Council President Stresses, as Speakers Explore Ideas to Improve Education Access The COVID-19 pandemic and emergence of variant viral strains underscore the importance of science, technology and innovation for the recovery and development of global populations, speakers said today as the Economic and Social Council opened its […]

Addis Ababa University to Host its Annual Research Week

It is known that the main goal of Addis Ababa University (AAU), the oldest and most prestigious among Ethiopia’s higher institutions, is to achieve successful teaching-learning activities, run scientific research duties and delivering community services. As one of the main objectives of the University is to focus on research work for the development of the […]

UN Weekly Roundup: April 30-May 6, 2022

Some civilians evacuated from Mariupol steel plant, surrounding areas The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross were able to evacuate nearly 500 civilians in two humanitarian operations this week in southern Ukraine. One hundred people, including 17 children, who had been sheltering for weeks in the tunnels and basements of the […]

Africa: COVID has ‘pushed back’ democracy, Ukraine war further raises risks

Already reeling from COVID-19, the fighting in Ukraine has introduced significant and worrying new risks likely to heavily impact Africa, UN development experts warned on Friday. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will effect food security on the continent, both through availability and pricing of imported food, along with rising uncertainties in global financial markets and supply chains. […]