Ethiopia to get US$500 million from International funders amid Coronavirus crisis

Ethiopia to get US$500 million from International funders amid Coronavirus crisis

borkenaMarch 23, 2020 The Directors Board of the World Bank has reportedly approved $US 500 million in funding to Ethiopia. $250 million is provided in the form of a grant while the remaining is a loan. According to state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), the financial aid is intended to support Ethiopia’s “homegrown economic development” plan.  […]

President Paul Kagame says scientific analysis by technical experts should be a base for cooperation in the Nile Basin

President Paul Kagame says scientific analysis by technical experts should be a base for cooperation in the Nile Basin

MFAEMarch 18, 2020 H.E. President Sahle-Work exchanged views with the president of Rwanda, H.E. President Paul Kagame on Monday (March 16) in Kigali, on recent developments about the GERD talks. In his remarks, H.E. President Paul Kagame underscored that cooperation among the Nile Basin countries should take into account the scientific analysis provided by technical […]

A British diplomat confirmed to be the 6th COVID 19 patient in Ethiopia

A British diplomat confirmed to be the 6th COVID 19 patient in Ethiopia

borkenaMarch 17, 2020 A 59 years old British Diplomat is confirmed to be the sixth Coronavirus patient in Ethiopia, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.  State media, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), cited the Ministry to report that she entered the country from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  She reportedly arrived at Bole International Airport on […]

Ethiopia: Dust storm hits Northern, Northwestern parts of the country

Ethiopia: Dust storm hits Northern, Northwestern parts of the country

borkenaMarch 16, 2020 Dust storm reportedly hit over the weekend Tigray and Amhara regions – in the northern and northwestern parts of the country respectively. Particularly the one in the Tigray region of Ethiopia was severe to the point that it limits the visibility of objects and movements.  According to the DW Amharic service, the […]