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Covid-19: US military declares virus emergency in Djibouti bases

DJIBOUTI: The US military has declared a public health emergency in all its installations in Djibouti following a sharp rise of coronavirus cases in the country. Djibouti has so far recorded two deaths and 986 positive cases of the virus, with concerns that it could spread even further in the tiny nation with a population

Sudanese Delegation Arrives in Bishoftu Town

Addis Ababa : A 20-person Sudanese investor’s delegation is visiting Oromia Region in a bid to explore investment opportunities in the tourism sector. Upon its arrival in Bishoftu town on Saturday afternoon, the delegation was warmly welcomed by officials of the region. The delegation is expected to visit a number of tourist destinations in the

Abune Mathias Calls on Political Elites, Media Outlets to Focus on Peace, Unity

Addis Ababa : Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, his holiness Abune Mathias has called on all political elites, scholars and media institutions to focus on peace and reconciliation by refraining from issues that widens differences among the people. The patriarch made the remark in his message broadcasted live during the celebration of Demera in

Council of Ministers Passes Decision to Change Nation’s Penal Code

Addis Ababa : The Council of Ministers has referred today draft proclamations that change the country’s penal code and improve arbitration and reconciliation mechanisms to the House of People’s Representatives. According to a statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister, Ethiopia’s existing penal code enacted in 1961 is based on a unitary system

Eve of Finding of the True Cross Being Celebrated across Nation

Addis Ababa : The eve of the finding of the True Cross, Demera, is being celebrated colorfully across the nation today. The finding of the True Cross (Meskel) on which Jesus Christ was crucified is celebrated among followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church every year to commemorate the discovery of the cross by Empress Helena