USDA pleased with Ethiopian Gov’t for its willingness to approve GMOs

by Arefaynie Fantahun Critics say the use of GMO puts farmers at the mercy of corporate power & risks contaminating organic crops The United States Department of...

Ethiopian Airlines Will Turn to State if Crisis Lasts Until July

By Samuel Gebre April 16, 2020 Ethiopian Airlines Group will seek help from the state if the coronavirus crisis impact on global travel persists for more than...

Ethiopian police hold journalist Yayesew Shimelis pending terrorism investigation

April 16, 2020  CPJ Nairobi, April 16, 2020 -- In response to Ethiopian authorities’ new terrorism allegations against broadcast journalist Yayesew Shimelis today, the Committee to...

Lockdown: Proposal  Ethiopia Under Siege by Cororna Pandemics

By Dawit Giorgis Ethiopia is a pioneer in the development of an institutionalized capacity to deal with natural and man-made disasters. Many countries in Africa...

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Anne Harding - Contributing Writer, Nicoletta Lanese - Staff Writer  Live Science March 04, 2020 (Image: © Shutterstock) Humans have been battling viruses since before our species had even evolved into its modern...

Coronavirus: Why are Africans in China being targeted?

Africans are reportedly evicted from their homes, tested for coronavirus several times and shunned in public. They are China's key trading partners but some African leaders...

Coronavirus cases hit 85, Bill Gates donates $600,000 to Addis Ababa

Ethiopia’s COVID-19 file as of April 14 has 82 cases (eight new cases) with three deaths and 14 recoveries. The total number of tests...

IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Relief for 25 Countries

April 13, 2020 Washington, DC – Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued the following statement: “Today, I am pleased to say...

China approves two experimental Covid-19 vaccines for clinical trials

China has approved early-stage human tests for two experimental vaccines to combat the new coronavirus that killed over 100,000 people worldwide, state media Xinhua...

Door-to-door temperature screening launched in Ethiopia

Health workers and volunteers including 1,200 retired physicians participating in nationwide exercise Addis Getachew Tadesse   |13.04.2020 Ethiopia launched on Monday a nationwide door-to-door temperature screening...

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How to Wear a Cloth Face Covering Cloth face coverings should— fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face be secured with ties...

Ethiopia fighting two viruses. Yilma Bekele

Yilma Bekele We have no idea how the Coronavirus is going to play out in our country. There are a few things we have learned...

The coronavirus spreads at least 13 feet, travels on shoes: CDC

By Lee Brown April 12, 2020 The coronavirus can travel through the air at least 13 feet — more than twice as far as social distancing guidelines,...

Apple And Google Announce New Approach To Coronavirus Tracking That Counters...

Jody WestbyContributor Cybersecurity   Surveillance camera with digital world The value of technology – and its role in our nation’s productivity – has been amply demonstrated over the...

Ethiopia Prohibits Company Layoffs Under State of Emergency

(Bloomberg) -- Ethiopia prohibited companies from laying off workers and terminating employment in measures introduced as part of a state of emergency to stop...

Coronavirus: What it does to the body

By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent/BBC The coronavirus emerged in only December last year, but already the world is dealing with a pandemic of the...

Ethiopian parliament endorses virus emergency

Horn of Africa nation of 110 million people so far confirmed 65 coronavirus cases, with 2 deaths Addis Getachew 10.04.2020 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Parliament on Friday...

Ethiopian Cargo re-calibrates its operations in the wake of COVID-19

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the largest cargo network operator in Africa, is adapting its operations to the evolving global demand for air cargo...

IOM Calls for European Solidarity and Action on Mediterranean Rescue Amid...

Geneva- Amid heightened alert over the COVID-19 pandemic, migrants continue to attempt the Mediterranean crossing, fleeing violence, abuse and poverty. The International Organization for Migration...

Ethiopia and Liberia Declare States of Emergency to Curb Coronavirus

By Reuters April 8, 2020 ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous nation, and Liberia declared states of emergency on Wednesday to help curb...

Petition calling for resignation of WHO Director-General nears 760k signatures

The main point of contention was Tedros's failure to designate the coronavirus outbreak in China a global health emergency in late January. By ZACHARY KEYSER Get all...

Coronavirus is infecting, killing black Americans at a higher rate; Trump...

By  Siobhán O'Grady,  The United States on Tuesday reported more than 1,800 coronavirus-related fatalities, a new one-day high. Covid-19 appears to be infecting and killing black...

FIGHTING #COVID19: WHERE SHOULD HEALTHCARE RESOURCES GO?

Sosena Kebede, MD, MPH Addis Abeba, April 06/2020 – Sometimes it takes drastic events like the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to remind us our collective vulnerabilities and...

Coronavirus Live Updates: Boris Johnson Moved to Intensive Care and the...

New York Times A U.S. government report found medical facilities stretched to capacity and in need of everything from ventilators to thermometers. Iran moved to...

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