Daily Archives: September 9, 2020

Ambassadors Express Happy New Year Wishes to Ethiopians

Addis Abeba  Diplomats of four countries have wished the people and government of Ethiopia a prosperous and peaceful New Ethiopian New Year. In an exclusive interview with ENA, Australia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Peter Doyle said the past year has been a very challenging and rough one, and “we are all hopeful that the upcoming new

National Bank Introduces Directives to Support Small Farmers

Addis Ababa: The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has announced today the introduction of directives that enable small farmers to use movable properties as collateral and also benefit from micro-insurance. Announcing the two directives today, NBE Governor Yinager Dessie said using movable properties as collateral is critically important for the livelihood of farmers in general

New Ethiopian Year Important to People, Gov’t of Ethiopia, Says Japan’s Ambassador

Addis Ababa: Japan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Daisuke Matsunaga said the new Ethiopian year is very important to its people and the government as the country will be back to normal amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Appreciating Ethiopia’s effort in battling coronavirus, the ambassador stated that the country is looking forward to putting this virus behind as

Ministry, UN Sign 7.1 Bln USD Dev’t Cooperation Framework Agreement

Addis Ababa: Ministry of Finance and United Nations (UN) in Ethiopia today signed a 5-year UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework agreement amounting to 7.1 billion USD. Minister of Finance, Ahmed Shide and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Catherine Sozi, signed the UN  Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for 2020-2025. The Cooperation Framework is designed in line

More than 550 Federal Prisoners Granted Pardon

Addis Ababa:  Some 551 federal prisoners have been granted pardon in connection with the Ethiopian New Year, according to the Attorney General. In a press release it sent to ENA today, Clemency and Pardon Board Office Head at the Attorney General, Zeleke Dalelo, reportedly said the pardoned federal prisoners were held in federal, state and