Thursday, June 1, 2023

Tag: Africa

Africa needs USD 100 bln emergency economic stimulus to address COVID-19 crisis

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) disclosed that African states need an immediate emergency economic stimulus to the tune of USD 100 billion to address the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

Ethiopia blocks USD 70 mln airlines funds

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) this week announced that foreign airlines operating to Ethiopia have USD 70 million blocked funds in the country.

Washington trade expo to facilitate AGOA

Destined to be held in Washington DC, Ethio-US 2020 trade fair is set to facilitate business opportunities for 200 local companies in a bid to revitalize the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) which is drawing to its deadline in five years.  

Africa CDC says continent on high alert for Covid-19

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) headquartered at the African Union (AU) said the continent is on a high alert to deter the potential arrival of covid-19, The Reporter has learnt. The explosive spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has infected more than 75,000 people and killed more than 2,000.

IATA cautions airlines, cargo handlers on dangerous cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has advised airlines and freight forwarders to handle dangerous cargo with precautions.


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

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

Safaricom’s Ethiopian venture records loss, management eyes fresh capital

- It expects $257 million from IFC in equity...

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

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

Tigray disarmament reaches “critical stage”, 85% heavy weapons surrendered

- AU team plans to visit Humera and western...