Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Tag: Covid-19

Media council calls for concerted fight against COVID-19

The Ethiopian Media Council called on media houses to transcend beyond their editorial differences in the fight against the global Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement the Council sent to The Reporter, it requested media houses and journalists to provide verified, quick and dependable information to their audiences.

Equity bank secures USD 100 million for expansion

Equity Group Holdings has secured a USD 100 million loan facility to support its expansion across Central and East Africa, including Ethiopia.

Ministry begins rebuilding oxygen plants as critically-ill patients increase

Understanding concerns over the shortage of oxygen supply for COVID-19 patients, the Ministry of Health is building new plants and repairing existing ones in order to increase the actual production of oxygen to 3,267 metric cubes per hour, up from the existing 1,805 metric cube per hour.

Central Bank approves another stimulus package for Hospitality Sector

The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) approved a new financial stimulus package for the hospitality sector in response to the Coronavirus pandemic that has disrupted the tourism sector for almost a year.

COVID-19 to increase humanitarian needs by 40 percent, UN reports

The United Nations Global Humanitarian Overview 2021 indicated that the Coronavirus pandemic will push the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance to new heights.