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Trust Fund grapples with fractured leadership

In his early days after assuming power two years ago, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), on his tour around North America and Europe, urged the diaspora community to contribute “a dollar a day” in support of alleviating Ethiopia’s socio-economic quagmires.

Deportation straight to quarantine

The cargo entrance of Ethiopian Airlines has been busy these days past few weeks. It has been hosting thousands of migrants originating from Saudi Arabia who have suddenly been transported to Addis Ababa with little regards to their wellbeing.

US pledges USD 37 mln

The US, through its State Department and its developmental agency, the Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has pledged USD 37 million to Ethiopia to fight COVID-19 pandemic.

Deportation targets 220,000 Ethiopian migrants

With global fear mounting as the COVID-19 pandemic is taking its toll all over the world, vulnerable Ethiopian migrants in the Middle East, where some 220,000 live, are facing deportation in the remaining months of 2020, while thousands are feared to be potential targets of flash floods, with 110,000 victims already been displaced.

Difficulties in bidding farewell

These are no ordinary times. In the midst of COVID-19 that has devastated every corner of the world, the Ethiopian society and the nation is getting used to changing its habits to help stop the spread of the virus.

More than 9,000 returnees in quarantine

While boarders remain closed to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, as many as 9,400 deported and repatriated Ethiopians are receiving basic safety materials and health services across make-shift facilities.


As one of the five pillars of Islam, Ramadan is a time when the faithful take time to cleanse the body and soul by fasting all-day long and doing only good deeds for their fellow men.