Daily Archives: March 24, 2020

Government Employees to Work from Home Effective Tomorrow

Addis Ababa,The Council of Ministers, as part of efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, has decided that Federal Government employees work from home effective tomorrow March 25, 2020 until further notice.  The council met this morning in an extraordinary session to discuss COVID-19 response measures, in light of the social, political and economic turmoil

PM Abiy Proposes 150 Billion USD Emergency Financing Package for Africa

Addis Ababa, March  24/ 2020(ENA) Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed proposed 150 billion USD emergency financing package for Africa to combat the spread of COVID-19. A statement released today said Ethiopia, working closely with its fellow African countries, has submitted the following proposed areas and forms of intervention for consideration during the upcoming Extraordinary G-20 Leaders’ Summit

GERD Bond Week Launched

Addis Ababa, March 24/2020(ENA) A National Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Bond Week was launched here today to enhance the fund raising scheme for the dam. The bonds will be available nation-wide in all branches of the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia and the Development Bank of Ethiopia, and micro finance institutions, starting from today.   

GERD Bond Week Launched

Addis Ababa, March 24/2020(ENA) A National Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Bond Week was launched here today to enhance the fund raising scheme for the dam. The bonds will be available nation-wide in all branches of the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia and the Development Bank of Ethiopia, and micro finance institutions, starting from today.   

Sudan Receives Medical Equipments to Tackle COVID-19

Addis Ababa, March 24/2020(ENA) The first batch of medical equipment and supplies have landed in Khartoum on Monday to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 in Sudan.  The supply was facilitated by the joint initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Chinese billionaire Jack Ma to help Africa fight coronavirus.   Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Sudan,