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Explainer: Who’s WHO? The World Health Organization under scrutiny

16 April 2020, 7:00 PM

The World Health Organization (WHO) is in the spotlight as it champions the global fight against the new coronavirus but faces a funding freeze from U.S. President Donald Trump’s government.

Ethiopia declares state of emergency to curb spread of COVID-19

8 April 2020, 12:25 PM

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in the country to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus, his office said on Twitter.

Ethiopia reports its first death of a COVID-19 patient

6 April 2020, 2:00 AM

Ethiopia has reported its first death of a COVID-19 patient, a 60-year old woman who was in treatment at a hospital in the capital since March 31, the Health Minister Lia Tadesse said on Sunday.


Two Ethiopians use their water trucks to supply clean water to homeless children

3 April 2020, 12:00 AM

Two Ethiopians are using their water trucks to supply water to street children around the capital, Addis Ababa, to clean themselves during this COVID-19 period. Specific services for the homeless to be protected during this COVID-19 are yet to be announced by the government.

Ethiopia postpones August election due to coronavirus

1 April 2020, 11:27 AM

Ethiopia has postponed parliamentary elections scheduled for August due to the coronavirus outbreak.



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