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Ethiopia records 552 new Covid-19 cases
Addis Ababa, May 12 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 552 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 263,672 as of Tuesday evening, said the country's health ministry.
2021-05-12
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Over 31mn voters registered for Ethiopian general elections
Addis Ababa, May 9 (IANS) The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said that it has registered 31,724,947 voters for the upcoming sixth general elections.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Ethiopia extends voter registration period for 6th general elections
Addis Ababa, May 8 (IANS) The deadline for voter registration for the sixth Ethiopian general elections has been extended by one week until May 14, it was announced.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Covid-19 cases in Ethiopia pass 261,000
Addis Ababa, May 8 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 778 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 261,580 as of Friday evening, the country's Ministry of Health said.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Africa's Covid cases close to 4.58 mn
Addis Ababa, May 5 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,578,902 as of Tuesday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ethiopia reports 841 new Covid-19 cases
Addis Ababa, April 27 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 841 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 253,120 as of Monday evening, the country's Ministry of Health said.
2021-04-27
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's Covid-19 cases surpass 4.48 mn: Africa CDC
Addis Ababa, April 26 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,487,605, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-26
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Covid cases in Ethiopia near 250,000
Addis Ababa, April 24 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 1,303 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide caseload to 249,292 as of Friday evening, the country's Ministry of Health said.
2021-04-24
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
African countries conduct nearly 43 mn Covid-19 tests: Africa CDC
Addis Ababa, April 24 (IANS) African countries have conducted 42,919,858 Covid-19 tests, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-24
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's Covid-19 cases pass 4.47 mn: Africa CDC
Addis Ababa, April 23 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,476,121 as of Friday noon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-23
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's confirmed Covid cases pass 4.4 million
Addis Ababa, April 18 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,408,245 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases pass 4.4 mn: Africa CDC
Addis Ababa, April 17 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,408,245 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-17
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's confirmed Covid cases pass 4.38 mn
Addis Ababa, April 16 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,383,168 as of Thursday, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Death toll up to 42 after boat capsizes off Djibouti
Addis Ababa, April 14 (IANS) The death toll in the boat capsize off Djibouti coast has climbed to 42, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Ethiopia,Defence/Security
Africa's Covid-19 cases pass 4.35 mn: Africa CDC
Addis Ababa, April 13 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,350,512, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Ethiopian security forces kill 119 suspected rebels
Addis Ababa, April 12 (IANS) Security forces in Ethiopia's Oromia state have killed 119 rebels, an top official said.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics,Terrorism
Africa's Covid-19 cases pass 4.34 mn: Africa CDC
Addis Ababa, April 12 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,340,817, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
African countries receive over 33.8 mn Covid-19 vaccine doses
Addis Ababa, April 10 (IANS) African countries have received over 33.8 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from the COVAX facility and through bilateral agreements outside COVAX, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's Covid-19 cases pass 4.3 mn
Addis Ababa, April 9 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,301,375, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases surpass 4.29 mn
Addis Ababa, April 8 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,291,017, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
2.1 mn people in Ethiopia in need of humanitarian assistance: UN
Addis Ababa, April 5 (IANS) The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) disclosed on Sunday that around 2.1 million people in Ethiopia's eastern Somali regional state are in need of humanitarian assistance.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Ethiopia records 1,976 new Covid-19 cases
Addis Ababa, March 31 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 1,976 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 204,521 as of Tuesday evening, the country's ministry of health said.
2021-03-31
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Eritrean troops to withdraw from Ethiopia's Tigray
Addis Ababa, March 26 (IANS) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday said Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces, days after he confirmed the presence of the neighbouring nation's troops in the conflict-ridden Tigray region for the first time.
2021-03-26
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Ebola infects 30, kills 15 in Guinea, DRC
Addis Ababa, March 18 (IANS) The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 30 Ebola virus cases and 15 related deaths so far.
2021-03-18
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Ethiopia rejects US allegations of ethnic cleansing
Addis Ababa, March 14 (IANS) The Ethiopian government has rejected US allegations of ethnic cleansing in the conflic-ridden Tigray regional state as "completely unfounded".
2021-03-14
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Humanitarian situation in Ethiopia's Tigray precarious
Addis Ababa, March 14 (IANS) The humanitarian situation in the rural areas of Ethiopia's conflict-ridden Tigray regional state remains precarious, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said.
2021-03-14
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Africa's confirmed Covid cases pass 4 mn mark
Addis Ababa, March 13 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,005,204 as of Friday morning, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-03-13
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
India favourites to win T20 series vs England (Column: Close-in)
The Indian team's remarkable win against England in the recent Test series makes them the strong favourites to win the five-match T20 battle as well. The Indian side comprises many of the players who have done extremely well against England in the longer format and that too at the newly laid pitch of the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
2021-03-12
Category: International, Ethiopia,Sports,Cricket
Over 8,200 candidates registered for Ethiopian polls
Addis Ababa, March 12 (IANS) More than 8,200 candidates have registered for the upcoming sixth Ethiopia general elections, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced.
2021-03-12
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Ethiopia Covid-19 cases near 170,000-mark
Addis Ababa, March 11 (IANS) Ethiopia on Wednesday evening reported 1,543 new Covid-19 cases over the previous 24 hours, taking the national count to 169,878.
2021-03-11
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Over 131,000 displaced in Ethiopia: IOM
Addis Ababa, March 10 (IANS) More than 131,000 people are displaced in 39 accessible locations in Ethiopia's conflict-affected Tigray and the neighbouring Afar and Amhara regions, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.
2021-03-10
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases pass 3.95 mn
Addis Ababa, March 8 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 3,955,148, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa reports nearly 3.95mn Covid cases
Addis Ababa, March 7 (IANS) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa has reached 3,948,029, health authorities said.
2021-03-07
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
21 African nations' Covid fatality rates higher than global average
Addis Ababa, March 6 (IANS) Twenty-one African countries are reporting Covid-19 fatality rates higher than the global average, according to health authorities.
2021-03-06
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases near 3.94 mn
Addis Ababa, March 6 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 3,937,028, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-03-06
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Ethiopia reports 1,161 new Covid-19 cases
Addis Ababa, March 4 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 1,161 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 161,974 as of Wednesday evening, the country's Ministry of Health said.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases pass 3.91 mn
Addis Ababa, March 4 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 3,914,044, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Ebola infects 28 people, kills 11 in Guinea, DRC
Addis Ababa, March 3 (IANS) The African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 28 Ebola virus cases and 11 deaths so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa faces first recession in 25 years
Addis Ababa, March 3 (IANS) The African continent has faced its first economic recession in 25 years due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) report.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
AU urges member states to ensure safe polls
Addis Ababa, March 3 (IANS) The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) has called on member states to ensure safe situations while holding elections amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Ethiopia logs 935 fresh Covid cases
Addis Ababa, Feb 27 (IANS) Ethiopia has reported 935 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, pushing the cumulative tally to 157,047, health ministry said on Saturday.
2021-02-27
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine,Politics
China, Ethiopia agree to boost cooperation in technology
Addis Ababa, Feb 26 (IANS) China and Ethiopia have agreed to boost cooperation in the technology field, according to the Chinese embassy in Ethiopia.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases top 3.76 mn
Addis Ababa, Feb 18 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,768,572, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa confirmed Covid-19 cases near 3.76 mn: Africa CDC
Addis Ababa, Feb 17 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,759,166, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases surpass 3.74 mln
Addis Ababa, Feb 15 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,740,297, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Only 7% funding received for Ethiopian refugees, IDPs: UNHCR
Addis Ababa, Feb 14 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said that it only received 7 per cent of the $323.1 million it requires to meet the needs of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees in the East African country.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Africa's Covid-19 cases top 3.73 mn
Addis Ababa, Feb 14 (IANS) Africa's overall coronavirus caseload has increased to 3,731,343, while the death toll stood at 97,870, according to health authoritis.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Africa's Covid-19 caseload tops 3.68 mn
Addis Ababa, Feb 10 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on the African continent has increased 3,682,097 amid concerns of the spread of the new virus variants, according to health authorities.
2021-02-10
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Incumbent AU Commission Chairperson secures 2nd 4-yr term
Addis Ababa, Feb 7 (IANS) Moussa Faki Mahamat has secured a four-year second term as the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
34th AU Summit kicks off virtually amid pandemic
Addis Ababa, Feb 7 (IANS) The 34th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) has kicked off virtually amid Covid-19 concerns and a joint commitment in the fight against the raging pandemic.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics