A new directive by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) prohibits account holders from making payment in foreign currency for import items other than those identified as a priority by the Bank last year.
Global Alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians (GARE), a charity founded by Ethiopian American activist Tamagne Beyene is teaming up with World Vision to financially support more than 2000 people in the Lideta and Addis Ketema sub-cities worth USD 250,000 as part of the COVID-19 response.
Mulatu Lemma (PhD), an Ethiopian American has been awarded the Presidential Award of Excellence by President Donald J. Trump. The mathematics professor of Savannah State University, from the historical black college in Georgia was noted among 12 recipients across the nation.
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.