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City to administer Sheger, Entoto parks

The Addis Ababa City Administration (AACA) is set to administer the newly inaugurated Sheger and Entoto Parks. This was disclosed by Adanech Abiebie, the newly appointed de facto mayor of Addis Ababa City.

Ministry Starts Mentoring Future Women Leaders

The Ministry of Women, Children and Youth (MOWCY) is implementing a takeover mentorship program for adolescent girls as part of this Year’s International Day of the Girl 2020 celebration under the theme: 'Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow.'

Federal police arrests 14 for drug trafficking

14 Foreign Nationals are in custody of the Ethiopian Federal Police Commission accused of trying to smuggle drugs to Hong Kong on Monday. All except one are from Nigeria and a woman in her 20’s had come to Bole International Airport from Sao Paulo, Brazil on transit heading to Hong Kong.

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.

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.

City Rehabilitates Old Landfill

The Koshe-Reppie waste dumpsite that grabbed national attention a couple of years ago for claiming the lives of 116 people following a landslide possibly caused by methane gas explosion, has now been rehabilitated to withstand and avert future possible catastrophes and environmental hazards.

WFP Wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

In a ceremony held on October 9 at the Oslo city hall, The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the World Food Programme (WFP), United Nation agency working on food and humanitarian assistance.