Ethiopian, South African leaders calls for collective leadership to overcome COVID19 impact

Addis Ababa, April 1, 2020 (FBC) –Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed held phone conversation with South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa. The discussion focused on the need for collective leadership to overcome the impact of coronavirus (COVID19) together, according to a twitter post by the Prime Minister “We agreed that withstanding the economic damages that the […]

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National COVID19 Committee mobilizes 150m birr in 5 days

Addis Ababa, March 31, 2020 (FBC) –The National COVID19 Resource Mobilisation Committee has so far mobilized 150 million birr locally. The amount doesn’t include the contributions made in-kind, said Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed on his Facebook page. The committee was established five days ago with a task of coordinating efforts of gathering financial and […]

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Public urged to strictly adhere to cautionary advises

Addis Ababa, March 31, 2019 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed held a virtual call with sub-committee leads of the high level national COVID19 Ministerial committee to assess activity performance and to determine if additional assignments are required. COVID19 prevention and containment efforts have progressed with incremental actions through each of the sub-committees, said […]

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Telecom services restored in Oromia’s western zones

Addis Ababa, March 31, 2020 (FBC) –Chief Administrator of Oromia regional state, Shimelis Abdisa, has announced restoration of telecom services in western zones of the region. In a press conference issued today, Shimelis said the restoration of the services came following completion of the joint works of the federal and regional governments. A decision has […]

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PM, EU High Representative hold talks on COVID-19 challenges

Addis Ababa, March 31, 2020 (FBC) –Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed held phone talks with Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of EU Commission. The Prime Minister said on Twitter that they discussed challenges faced due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Good call with @JosepBorrelF during which we discussed […]

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