Negelle Malicha of Lafto Kebele, Borana Zone, Oromia regional state, is paying insurance premium for her livestock. Picture: Masresha Taye
‘The rulers in Showa [Borana pastoralists term for people in the capital Addis] love consuming meat but do not recognize where it comes
As the saying goes, extraordinary times require extraordinary measures. Regardless of the fact that the government is overstretched with multiple demands, from ensuring macro stability to national elections, it should take the fight against COVID-19 as a strategic priority
For obvious reasons, China has been the major source of external loan. Ethiopia is currently sitting at US$13.7 billion of Chinese loan, largely in the form of commercial loan and export credit.
Getachew T. Alemu , for Addis Standard
Addis Abeba, July 22/2019