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Health Ministry gives greenlight to election

The Ministry of Health of Ethiopia has recommended that the postponed general elections can be conducted given the public’s awareness in the means of transmission of the coronavirus pandemic as well as the capabilities created in the country to produce masks and hand sanitizers.

Black Lion decry lack of gov’t attention, protective gear

Officials of the biggest state-owned hospital, Black Lion Hospital (Tikur Anbesa), have told the Inquiry board of the COVID-19 State of Emergency (SoE) that it is receiving less attention from the government preventing it from delivering healthcare services to both regular as well as COVID-19 patients.

HoF elects new speaker

The House of Federation (HoF) has elected Aden Farah as its new speaker on Wednesday, replacing Keria Ibrahim, who resigned from the post on Monday, after serving for about two years.

476 bln birr draft budget under standing Committee scrutiny

In trying to cope with the growing need of the economy and the current global pandemic shaking the financial markets around the world, the Government of Ethiopia has presented a 476 billion birr budget proposal to the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) for the upcoming fiscal year of 2020/21.

Inquiry Board issues stark warning

The COVID-19 State of Emergency (SoE) Inquiry Board established by the parliament to follow-up its implementation, has issued a warning to all levels of government stating that the pandemic will worsen unless efforts taken in the past few months are redoubled.

Federal gov’t, TPLF at an impasse over elections

In the face of mounting challenges COVID-19 has caused which includes forcing the nation to postpone its upcoming national elections, uncertainty has taken center stage among the public as the federal government and Tigray’s ruling party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), are contradicting one another.

SoE standoff: Federal vs regional

The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has approved a five-month long State of Emergency (SoE) decree, on April 10, 2020, which would be applicable across the nation, with the aim of strengthening the country’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Parliament suspends planned meetings

The House of People’s Representatives canceled at least three important meetings and events scheduled for this week and next week, to curb COVID-19 outbreak in Ethiopia, The Reporter has learnt.