Ethiopia secures half a billion dollar to enhance safety net – etbaba.com

The World Bank and the Government of Ethiopia inked this morning a $512.5 million loan and grant agreement, which aims to enhance productive safety net program of the later. Of the total $200 million is loan from the World Bank to Ethiopia while the remaining is provided as grant. The agreement signed by Ahmed Shide, …

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UN stresses need to improve poor countries’ productive capacities – etbaba.com

Efforts to rebuild the economies of the world’s poorest nations postpandemic will fall significantly short unless their productive capacities are drastically improved, according to UNCTAD’s Least Developed Countries Report 2020. Least developed countries (LDCs) with the most developed productive capacities have best been able to combat the fallout from the pandemic, according to the report. …

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Political parties, CSOs in Ethiopia held consultative meeting – etbaba.com

Political parties and civil society organizations (CSOs) in Ethiopia held a consultative meeting on the upcoming general election the country is set to hold in mid-2021. The meeting is held with the presence of the head of National Electoral Board of Ethiopia, Birtukan Mideksa, and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who is also chairman of the …

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U.S. calls on Ethiopia to end fighting, engage in dialogue – etbaba.com

The Secretary of State of the United Sates Michael R. Pompeo who spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today “”called for a complete end to the fighting in Tigray region and constructive dialogue to resolve the crisis”. “Secretary Pompeo took note of the Government of Ethiopia’s November 28 announcement of the end of major …

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U.S. calls on Ethiopia to end fighting, engage in dialog – etbaba.com

The Secretary of State of the United Sates Michael R. Pompeo who spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today “”called for a complete end to the fighting in Tigray region and constructive dialogue to resolve the crisis”. “Secretary Pompeo took note of the Government of Ethiopia’s November 28 announcement of the end of major …

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UN agency to host geospatial information for Africa meeting

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is ready to host the sixth United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Africa (UN-GGIM: Africa) Committee meeting which will be held virtually from 1-4 December 2020. UN-GGIM: Africa was established to coordinate African geospatial development and contribute to the wider global initiative. UN-GGIM: Africa supports ECA …

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Ethiopia believes in peaceful discussion, diplomacy – PM Abiy – etbaba.com

Addressing members of parliament this morning on the current situation in Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stressed that his country believes in peaceful discussion and diplomacy. “My message to those outside the country who are interested to work with Ethiopia in consultation and agreement, our door is wide open,” Abiy Ahmed said. “… But those …

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