20-Apr-2022 to 11:17

Millions of people in horn Africa face hunger due to failed rains: WFP

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Desperately needed rains across the Horn of Africa have so far failed amid stagnant and even decreasing humanitarian aid, the number of hungry people in the region could spiral from the currently estimated 14 million to 20 million through 2022, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned Tuesday.

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20-Apr-2022 to 11:14

AU chief calls for urgent dialogue to address Ukraine-Russia conflict

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Chairperson of the African Union Commission has called for an urgent dialogue to address the ongoing Ukraine-Russia conflict.

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19-Apr-2022 to 14:17

Ethiopia gets over $894m from coffee trade

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has secured more than $894 million revenue from its coffee trade in the first three quarters of Ethiopian fiscal year which began on July 8, 2021.

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16-Apr-2022 to 09:51

UN approves $100m for parts of Africa to mitigate effects of Russia-Ukraine conf...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations on Friday approved $100 million humanitarian relief for parts of Africa and Middle East as the spillover effects of the Ukraine conflict exasperate food insecurity.

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16-Apr-2022 to 09:45

African countries need to stay vigilant despite decreasing COVID-19 infections-W...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African countries need to stay vigilant and weigh the risks before relaxing COVID-19 measures, despite the decreasing infections, warned the World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday in a statement.

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13-Apr-2022 to 15:39

Africa’s plan of ending hunger by 2025 at a crossroads - FAO

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa’s plan of ending hunger by 2025 faces a confluence of obstacles, said the UN Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) while a regional conference kicked off on Wednesday in Equatorial Guinea.

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12-Apr-2022 to 10:03

Ethiopia lifts Franco Valuta privileges

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance on Monday announced the lifting of Franco Valuta privileges allowing Ethiopians living abroad to import basic food items without restrictions.

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