05-Apr-2020 to 20:40

Ethiopia reports first fatality from coronavirus

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has suffered its first fatality due to coronavirus (COVID-19), the country’s Health ministry has said.

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03-Apr-2020 to 15:36

Ethiopia secures over $82m from W/Bank to mitigate COVID-19

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Friday secured $82.6 million from the World Bank Group as financial support to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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01-Apr-2020 to 19:40

South Korea approves $93m concessional loan for Ethiopia’s Bus Rapid Transit

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — South Korea has approved $93 million concessional loan for Ethiopia to finance the Addis Ababa Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and land information management system (LIMS).

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01-Apr-2020 to 18:52

Ethiopia postpones national elections over COVID-19

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia has announced the postponement of the general elections, which were scheduled to take place in August due to COVID-19 outbreak.

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30-Mar-2020 to 17:19

Ethiopia suspends flights to over 80 int'l destinations

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Airlines said it has suspended flights to more than 80 international destinations as of 29 March, 2020, due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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30-Mar-2020 to 16:57

Ethiopia unveils digital system to monitor COVID-19 cases

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Monday unveiled a suite of new digital health tools that are built on top of Demographic Health Information System (DHIS2) to enhance surveillance, monitoring and tracking of cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

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28-Mar-2020 to 02:17

AU Commission Head Moussa Faki in quarantine over Covid-19 suspicion

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has gone into self quarantine after his staff member tasted positive for the deadly coronavirus.

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