16-May-2022 to 10:01

COVID-19 push about 55m Africans into extreme poverty in 2020

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic pushed an estimated 55 million Africans into extreme poverty in 2020 and reversed more than two decades of progress in poverty reduction on the continent, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said on Saturday in a report.

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15-May-2022 to 12:21

Uganda downplays allegations of harboring Ethiopian opposition forces

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ugandan Defense Minister downplayed the allegations that the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) which is fighting against the Ethiopian government has been receiving training in Uganda with the support of the United States, Egypt, and South Sudan, according to Ethiopian Ministry Of Foreign Affairs.

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13-May-2022 to 21:42

Ethiopia earns over $1b from coffee export in ten months

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has earned a record $1.014 billion from coffee export in the last ten months of the current fiscal year, achieving its export target for the entire year.

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12-May-2022 to 16:53

Ethiopia’s economy forecast to grow by 6.6 percent

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s economy is forecast to grow by 6.6 percent this fiscal year which will end on July 7, 2022, the Planning and Development Ministry has said.

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12-May-2022 to 15:16

20m facing food insecurity in Eastern Africa - UN

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The number of people facing high levels of acute food insecurity and severe water shortages in Eastern Africa could jump to 20 million, the United Nations has warned.

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11-May-2022 to 10:29

Ethiopian journo freed after nine days in detention

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Gobeze Sisay, an Ethiopian Journalist who was held incommunicado for well over a week has been released, APA learned on Tuesday.

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11-May-2022 to 10:22

Azerbaijanis in Addis remember late statesman Aliyev

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Azerbaijan's embassy in Addis Ababa on Tuesday marked the 99th anniversary of the birth of statesman Heydar Aliyev, who almost single-handedly plucked the then crisis-ridden Eurasian country from the brink of collapse in 1993.

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