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Weathering through the COVID storm

The rampage of the notorious COVID-19 virus has now reached 181 countries around the world. The number of people infected has surpassed one million as of Thursday, April 2, 2020, claiming the lives of 55,000 people world-wide.

Eight-month exports fetch USD 1.8 bln

The Ministry of Trade and Industry reported the eight months export performance of the country, stating it has fetched USD 1.8 billion, half a billion lower than its target.  

Pressure on the gig economy

As the social and financial consequences of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) hits home, it is no secret the capital’s most vulnerable are feeling the pain more than others.

Gov’t installs new digital system to track, monitor COVID-19 cases

In order to help in the tracking and surveillance of coronavirus cases, the government has installed a new digital system to improve the response for the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH). The new system, officially unveiled on Monday, is believed to be a more suitable digital tool that enhances result oriented surveillance, monitoring, and tracking of coronavirus cases in response to the COVID-19 pandemic broadly at national level.

OLF, OFC oppose election postponement process

The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) expressed their frustration over the process of the recent decision made by the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) to postpone the upcoming general election, which was scheduled to take place on August 29 2020.