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PM Advises Citizens to Consult Consulate during Blast Ordeal in Lebanon

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has advised Ethiopians living in Beirut, Lebanon, to get in touch with the consulate to get help and support amidst the ordeal that resulted from the explosion yesterday. The large blast in Beirut has so far killed at least 70 people and injured thousands, it was learned. “My thoughts

City Mayor, Private Companies, NGOs Launch Project to Contain COVID-19

Addis Ababa : A private public coalition between the Addis Ababa Mayor’s office, private sector companies and non-governmental organizations today launched a project that aims at reaching more than 1.2 million vulnerable people for COVID-19. The project, dubbed “Tenachin Bejachin!” (Our Health in Our Hands) initiated by Dalberg Group and Roha Group will cost six million USD. The project

Villa Alpha Museum to Open after Three Years of Revamp

Addis Ababa : International Laurite Artist Afework Tekle’s Villa Alpha Museum in Addis Ababa to reopen for visitors after extensive renovations were carried out on the institution. Laurite Afewerk Tekle was one of Ethiopia’s most celebrated artists known for his painting on African and Christian themes as well as his stained glass. Contributing to the

Emirates to Resume Flights to Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa: Emirates has announced on Tuesday that it will resume flying to Addis Ababa as of August 1, 2020. The airline told ENA in a press release that it will resume flying to Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa three times a week as of August 1, 2020. It has already resumed daily flights to Tehran

UN Faces Many Challenges as It Prepares to Mark 75th Anniversary

GENEVA – Preparations for the observation of the United Nations’ 75th anniversary are underway as the world body’s ability to maintain global peace and security appears ever more tenuous. The United Nations was founded in the aftermath of World War…