Category Archives: Lifestyle

Filling GERD Will Begin This Rainy Season: Prime Minister Abiy

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said filling the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will begin this coming rainy season, and urged all Ethiopians to fully implement the preventive measures in order to fight Corona virus. In his message to the Ethiopian people in connection with the 9th anniversary of Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the prime minister said

Institute Reports Three Additional Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

The Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) disclosed that out of the 66 tests it conducted within twenty-four hours three were confirmed positive for COVID-19, pushing the total number of coronavirus case in the country to 25.  The confirmed cases are 30 and 36  years old Ethiopians that arrived from Dubai on March 24 in the

Real Estate Donates 1.5 Mn Birr to Support Fight against COVID-19

Gift Real Estate Plc donated 1.5 million Birr to support the effort underway to contain the spread of the Coronavirus today. Gift Business Group Managing Director, Gebreyesus Igata told journalists the financial assistance is part of the social responsibility of his organization in the effort to contain COVID-19. In addition to this support, the real

IGAD Leaders Decide to Adopt COVID-19 Regional Response Strategy

Heads of State and Government of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) decided to adopt a regional response strategy to halt the spread of COVID-19. The leaders convened a Virtual Summit on Monday to discuss coordination and regional response to curb the spread of coronavirus in the sub-region. IGAD Executive Secretary, Workneh Gebeyehu twitted that the

Abiy Holds Virtual Conference with National COVID-19 Ministerial Sub Committee

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held a virtual conference today with the sub-committee heads of the high-level National COVID-19 Ministerial Committee to assess activity performance and determine if additional assignments are required. According to the Office of the Prime Minister, COVID-19 prevention and containment efforts have progressed with incremental actions through each of the sub-committees. However,