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House Speaker issues warning to Tigray MPs

The Speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has issued a warning to Members of Parliament (MPs) from the Tigray region, who have abandoned their seats after the region held elections in defiance of the federal government.

Cordaid avails 67 million birr for COVID-19 response

Cordaid, a non-governmental organization, has given its support to the Ministry of Health (MoH) to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. CORDAID is providing 67 million birr worth of support to covid-19 response in Ethiopia, mobilizing resources from donor funded programs, which includes basic personal equipment’s and pharmaceuticals required for the ailing.

Ethiopian Airlines to Serve More Locally Produced Food In-Flight

Ethiopian Airlines and the Government of the United States through its development agency, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), forged a partnership to engage local farmers and food producers in supplying locally produced food in flight in Africa’s most successful and profitable airline.

 Case closed!

A month after the demonetization moves of the Abiy Ahmed (PhD) administration came into effect, a major phase came to an end yesterday as the time span for changing old notes with new ones ran out for amounts ranging from 100,000 birr to 1.5 million birr.

AU to raise USD 300mln for COVID-19 response

The African Union Commission (AUC), in collaboration with various institutions and prominent individuals, is set to raise USD 300 million, nearly half the USD 647 million needed to ease the social, economic and humanitarian impacts of COVID-19 in all African countries.

Tulu Moye power project gets USD 1.55 mln grant

The United States of America, through its International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), has committed USD 1.55 million (equivalent to some 54 million birr) in technical development for the Tulu Moye Geothermal Power Plant Project in Ethiopia.