The Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund (EDTF) has announced the release of funds collected from voluntary contributions of Ethiopians living abroad, and started to be deposited to beneficiary local NGO accounts, starting this week.
Mulatu Lemma (PhD), an Ethiopian American has been awarded the Presidential Award of Excellence by President Donald J. Trump. The mathematics professor of Savannah State University, from the historical black college in Georgia was noted among 12 recipients across the nation.
Near the Addis Ababa Stadium, around the area once known as an Armenian ghetto during the old era of Emperor Haile Selassie of beautiful architectures currently used mainly as pharmacies and bank branches, there were young women who had come to purchase a famous lotion.
Millions of children, under the age of five, are at risk of suffering from wasting this year, a condition brought about by a combination of low energy (nutrition) intake and high loss, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that is having an impact throughout the world.
The US-based JLL Hotels and Hospitality Group reported that Ethiopia has seen a significant decline in tourism arrivals over the past four year, with the first quarter of this year exhibiting a further 35.5 percent decrease.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) is insisting on introducing and expanding palm trees in Ethiopia given the high demand for dates in the country as well as other African nations and the Middle East, The Reporter learnt.
With the endorsement of the Office of the Mayor, a new public-private sector coalition is preparing to support 1.2 million people affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the capital. The effort, worth USD 6 million, is to be providing scarce resources such as water, soap, water tankers, as well as development of behavioural change education within the densest areas of Addis Ababa.
In light of businesses shutting down and people staying at home, amid the pandemic, the economic and social sectors of Ethiopia are enduring a heavy cost. However, the pandemic has offered an uptick in the condom market with a surge in the consumption level in Addis Ababa, a report shows.
With the growing number of confirmed cases and the full impact of the pandemic on the economy yet to be seen, the government of Ethiopia has received grants and financial backings, the latest coming from the government of Japan and the Swiss multinational medicine company, Novartis.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that mass desert locust migrations and second generation breeding have occurred in the eastern and southern parts of Ethiopia, further exacerbating food insecurity in these areas.