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A helping hand on a rainy day

“These are hard times for many of us and we are barely pulling through,” a 63-year-old woman Almaz Tadesse said in a sobering voice echoed by many of her neighbors as she joined a line of people to collect perishable food inside the factory of Heineken in Kilinto.

CBE undergoes another restructuring

The giant state-owned bank, the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has rolled out a new organizational structure, the second one since the administration of Abiy Ahmed (PhD) took office in 2018.

Virtual job expo come to Addis

Ethiopia’s first online career expo is coming to the capital. A partnership of Dereja.com, a subsidiary of Mind Solutions PLC, and Mastercard Foundation and the Jobs Creation Commission of Ethiopia (JCC), it is to replace the one held in the capital and in person, now forced to go virtual in the midst of COVID-19.

Trump to appoint new ambassador

Geeta Pasi, an Indo-American, has been nominated by President Donald Trump as the next ambassador to Ethiopia. An election year appointment, it has been sent to the United States Senate for approval and if selected, she will be replacing Michael Raynor, a career diplomat who was appointed in 2017.

Food security in Africa during COVID-19

Food insecurity is one of the major concerns throughout the continent. According to the latest FAO report, 256 million people remain hungry in Africa, an increase by 44 million from 2014.