Electoral Board Postpones Election

The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia has announced that it will postpone the upcoming general election due to the effects of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Board, in consultation with senior health experts, international partners and political parties, has cancelled its current electoral schedule and suspended activities that were planned for the coming months. The […]

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Heineken Commits 3m Br to Support COVID-19 Fight

Heineken Ethiopia donated three million Birr to the national resource mobilisation committee at a handover ceremony that took place at the Addis Abeba City Administration headquarters. External Communications & Sustainability Manager for Heineken, Fekadu Beshah, handed over the cheque to Deputy Mayor Takele Uma this afternoon.   See All Our Coronavirus Coverage in One Place […]

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Abay Bank Joins Nation’s Effort to Avert Spread of COVID-19, Pitching in 3m Br

Abay Bank has joined the list of financial institutions that are giving financial assistance to the national committee that is mobilising resources to ward off the potential spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Yehuala Gesesse, president of the Bank, handed over a cheque for three million Birr to Misganu Arega, state minister for Trade & […]

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More Regional States Suspend Inland Road Transport Services

Three more regional states closed their doors for inland road transport services, joining the country’s effort in containing the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Oromia, Amhara and Southern regional states have suspended interregional and intraregional travel as of today, March 30, 2020. The authorities also ordered that no cross-country buses be dispatched from the […]

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