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Community leader gunned down

In what many are describing as a shocking loss, a prominent businessman, leader in the local Christian community and a well-known face in the humanitarian sector in the City of Wellega, Assefa Mekonnen was killed by unknown assailants on Tuesday.

Ambo Mineral to distribute sanitizers for free

In an effort to help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Ambo Mineral Water, a subsidiary of the SABMiller PLC and SouthWest Development (SWD), is set to produce hand sanitizer products and donate them to the population free of charge.

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.

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.

Business as Usual

We live in the time of Coronavirus; never before had the world faced such an unprecedented danger, from anything. This uniquely resilient and viral infection is conquering the world at an astonishing speed. How? It is going after the most human thing that one can think of - social life.

UNHCR appeal clarification over boarder closures

Concerned over the fate of refugees, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has requested the Ethiopian government to clarify the decision and implementation of the recently imposed boarder closures.

Local cocktail ready for COVID-19 treatment

At a time when the world is scrambling to find a cure, a vaccine or some sort of viable treatment for the Novel Coronavirus that is rocking the globe, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MoIT) have disclosed that they have an effective treatment in the pipeline that enhances natural immunity in the fight againt the virus.