Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Africa’s 146th coronavirus case confirmed in Ethiopia

March 2020 StandardMedia; Ethiopia’s Health Minister Lia Tadesse has announced its first positive case of coronavirus in the country.A statement shared on Twitter says that the 48-year-old Japanese national arrived in Ethiopia on March 4 from Burkina Faso.“He is undergoing medical follow-up and is in a stable condition. Those who …

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KENYA: Why Kenya supported Ethiopian for top WHO post

May 2017 DailyNation; Kenya pitched for Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom to be the next head of the World Health Organisation because he has “connections” with people who have suffered many health disasters. In a speech to delegates attending the WHO General Assembly, Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed said Nairobi …

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ETHIOPIA: ‘No Smoking!’ Sign Unheeded

January 2017 TheEthiopianHerald; Walking around, ironic as it may sound you might have seen someone smoking leaning on the billboard indicating ‘No Smoking!’ Warning. Some smokers may not also care about others while walking puffing on crowded pedestrian walks. Citizens too lack the gut to tell the smoker upfront not …

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ETHIOPIA: Health Researchers Receive Tore Godal Award

January 2017 TheEthiopianHerald; Ministry of Health Armauer Hansen Research Institute has granted the 16th Tore Godal Award to four Ethiopian researchers for their extraordinary researches on various areas. In a ceremony here Thursday, Institute Director General Dr. Taye Tolera said the award was in recognition to the practical research intervention …

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ETHIOPIA: Efforts to Feed Millions

December 2016 TheEthiopianHerald; By 2050, the world’s population will reach 9.1 billion, 35 per cent higher than today. More of such population increase will occur in developing countries. Urbanization will continue at an accelerated pace, and about 70 per cent of the world’s population will be urban compared to the …

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