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Conflict thwarts aid

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.

USAID completes seven-year project

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.

Government to purchase additional wheat

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.

Government hosts MCC executives

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.

Dangote Foundation plans to set foot in Ethiopia

The Nigerian business mogul and billionaire, Aliko Dangote, is considering stretching his philanthropic foundation to Ethiopia in order to reach vulnerable communities with the likes of health, education and nutritional supports.   

Ireland, Ethiopia announce new partnership

The Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar made an official three-day visit to Ethiopia this week looking to expand the partnership beyond foreign aid, and met with the political leadership of the nation, including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President SahleworkZewde announcing a new partnership in Lalibela UNESCO Heritage site and  visited a refugee camp in Tigray region.

Denmark contributes USD 150 mln to aid development goals, CRGE

In a bid to help Ethiopia’s ambitious reform agenda, the Danish government has announced a USD 150 million contribution to the nations capacity to build a Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) and meet its sustainable development goals in time for its drive to become a middle-income nation by 2025.

Elumelu Foundation hosts thousands of entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum hosted thousands of young African entrepreneurs last week in Lagos, Nigeria. Among the thousands that attended were delegates from Ethiopia for a chance to be mentored by some of the noted corporate leaders within the continent and get the much needed funds to turn their entrepreneurial dreams into reality.