The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has held its first hand reviews on six draft loan bills, worth a combined amount of over USD 1 billion which the Ethiopian government has signed with various foreign lenders and multilateral organizations.
The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa is set to help kick start a three year initiative with Harvard University’s Center for International Development to help identify opportunities for an economic growth and help identify its challenges.
China has donated food aid to Ethiopia worth more than 200 million Birrin a ceremony attended by its ambassador to Ethiopia, Tan Jian, the Ethiopian State Minister of Finance Admasu Nebebe, and the Commissioner of the National Disaster Risk Management Commission, Mitiku Kassa.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)was forced to briefly suspend its operation in Gambella Regional State due to security concerns, making it difficult for International aid agencies to perform their operation in Western Ethiopia,The Reporter has learnt.
The Government of Ethiopia, together with aid agencies, have made a call for the international community to provide food and non-food humanitarian assistances to the tune of USD 1.341 billion to help 8.3 million people affected by drought and inter-communal conflicts.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the development arm of America’s Department of State has completed its seven-year-long strengthening of Human Resources for Healthcare projects in Ethiopia.
In the midst of a grave humanitarian crisis, Ethiopia is going to purchase 600,000 metric tons of wheat from the international market, The Reporter has learnt.This is one of the largest purchases in terms of size following similar procurements over the past few months.
The capital city of Ethiopia played host to executives of the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to help forge a stronger bond between Ethiopia and the North American nation on areas of poverty reduction and better economic partnership.