Addis Ababa Apirl 28/2016 The East Africa Bottling Share Company, local bottler of Coca-Cola, has donated today two million birr to compliment the drought relief effort in Ethiopia.
Speaking at the handing over ceremony held at the national palace, Ethiopian Red Cross Society Patron President Mulatu Teshome said the support extended reflects good sense of responsible corporate citizenship and sets example for the business sector to compliment efforts of the Society to curb the impacts of drought in Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa April 22/04/2016 The effort to get released the children and women kidnapped by Murle gunmen from Gambella Region has gained momentum, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said.
In his briefings to journalists today, Tewolde Mulugeta said the defense forces of Ethiopia have been intensified.
Currently, Government continues strengthening taking measures against perpetrators to dislodge and bring them to justice those militia fighters.
Addis Ababa April 20/2016 South Sudan will collaborate with Ethiopia in taking measures against the perpetrators of the killings and abductions carried out by forces that attacked civilians in the regional state of Gambella, the country’s ambassador to Ethiopia said.
Armed members of the Murle tribe from South Sudan had attacked 13 kebeles in Anuak and Nuer Zones of the states killing 208 Ethiopians and kidnapping over 100 women and children last Friday.
Addis Ababa April 19/2016 The Ministry of Health (MoH) has reported on the declining trend of malaria cases nationwide.
Since 2009, the prevalence of malaria case has declined following huge involvement of various development partners, disclosed Dereje Dillu, National Malaria Control and Elimination Coordinator at the ministry.
Speaking at a press conference organized in connection with this year's 9th World Malaria Day, Dereje revealed that the country is showing progress in the fight against malaria.
While Ethiopia’s 2016 US$1.4 billion appeal has received over US$758 million from the Ethiopian government and the international community, significant life-saving gaps remain across all sectors.
Humanitarian partners have launched a 90-day campaign to raise awareness on the urgent need for additional funding for the drought response in Ethiopia.
Government and partners are exploring the use of mobile technology to improve real-time data collection and sharing.