Saturday, June 3, 2023

Tag: Africa

Gates Foundation commits USD 1.6 bln

One of Ethiopia’s prominent partners of developmental aid, the Melinda & Bill Gates Foundation is upping its support in searching for a vaccine to fight COVID-19. This comes as Ethiopia's number of affected victims is rising daily surpassing the 1600 mark with 19 deaths so far.

United against discrimination

The Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Tan Jian said that Chinese government has zero tolerance towards racial discrimination.

Our Approach to COVID-19 in Africa

Since the virus emerged late last year, COVID-19 has largely been a disease of the Global North. Its worst and deadliest effects have been felt in Europe, East Asia, and North America. But that is likely to change. As the pandemic reaches its peak and begins to slow in these places, epidemiological models suggest it will accelerate in developing nations—including those in sub-Saharan Africa.

UN picks Ethiopian Cargo hub for Africa’s medical distribution center

The United Nations agencies have selected Ethiopian Airlines Cargo and Logistics Services hub in Addis Ababa to serve as Africa’s distribution center for medical supplies.

COVID-19 projected to slash Ethiopia’s GDP by USD 1.2 bln

The economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ethiopia – in regards to the airline industry and allied businesses – could cost the country some USD 1.2 billion in GDP and affect more than 323,000 jobs, a global airline body disclosed.


Ethiopian $50m E-commerce to deliver global goods to African doorsteps

Ethiopian Airlines Group is set to launch a cutting-edge...

Kenya’s GMO plans disrupted, but Ethiopia pushes forward with testing

The Kenyan government's move to import Genetically Modified Organisms...

Underfunded warning system fails to mitigate drought devastation

Ethiopia is being severely impacted by the lack of...

UNOPS, Italy team up to give Ethiopian communities helping hand worth €7.6 Million

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and...