Daily Archives: October 9, 2020

PM Abiy Congratulates WFP for Winning 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed congratulated today the World Food Program and its Executive Director David Beasly for winning the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. “My heartfelt congratulations to the World Food Program and its Executive Director David Beasley for being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize,” the premier twitted. The Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to

South Korean NGO Donates over 900,000 USD Worth Medical Equipment

Addis Ababa Global Life Sharing, a South Korean NGO, has donated 901,739 USD worth medicine, supplies and medical equipment. Receiving the donation today, Health Minister Lia Tadesse said the donation is helpful in filling the medical equipment and supply shortages. She appreciated the keen interest for future cooperation and collaboration in improving the health sector.

NEBE Well Prepared for Upcoming General Election: House Speaker

Addis Ababa The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has made the necessary preparations for the 6th general election to be held this Ethiopian year, House of People’s Representatives Speaker Tagesse Chaffo said. Members of the House of People’s Representatives visited today the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) warehouse where election materials for the

WFP Wins the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

Addis Ababa The Nobel Peace Prize 2020 was awarded to World Food Program (WFP) “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas”. In its press release, the Norwegian Nobel Committee stated that the need for international solidarity and multilateral cooperation is more conspicuous than ever. In

EU Ready to Support GERD Talks for Win-win Deal

Addis Ababa The tripartite negotiation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is not an easy task but the European Union is ready to support the talks to have a win-win agreement for Ethiopia and downstream countries, said EU Vice-President of the European Commission. The GERD is a geostrategic asset mainly for Ethiopia, neighboring countries