Daily Archives: October 2, 2020

Intelligence, Security Service Busts Terrorist OLF–Shene Cell Backed by TPLF

Addis Ababa : The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) disclosed that it has busted OLF–Shene terrorist cell which planned attacks at festivals and destabilize the country. According to NISS, the terrorist group had been working in secret with anti-peace members of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which is the ruling party of Tigray

Preserve Value of Irreecha Festival to Ensure Inscription by UNESCO, Say Scholars

Addis Ababa : The Irreecha festival should be celebrated with its values and assets intact as a testimony for inscription at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), experts said. Addis Ababa University Assistant Cultural Studies Professor, Tadesse Jaleta told ENA that attendees of the festival should celebrate Irreecha according to the custom,

More Than 217 Million Birr Grant Agreement Signed to Support Vulnerable Returnees

Addis Ababa : Ministry of Labors and Social Affairs has signed over 217 million Birr grant agreements with Danish Refugee Council, the International Labor Organization, and International Organization for Migration to support 30,000 vulnerable returnees from neighboring and Middle Eastern countries due to COVID-19. Speaking at the signing ceremony, Labor and Social Affairs Minister Ergogie

Ethiopian Airlines Unveils COVID-19 Global Insurance Cover

Addis Ababa : Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will cover medical insurance, including repatriation, evacuation and quarantine costs related to COVID-19, as of 1st October 2020 until 31st March 2021. According to a  press release of the Ethiopian Airlines, the coverage is applicable on all Ethiopian’s international flights booked with the airline’s tickets. The global

NEBE Expects 50 Million Voters in Upcoming General Election

Addis Ababa : Media representatives have visited today the preparations being made by the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) for the upcoming general election in which 50 million Ethiopians are expected to cast their votes. Officials of the Board briefed the journalists about the preparations being carried out for the 6th national election scheduled this