— The Council of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) decided to consolidate the reform program so as to curtail abuse of office for private gains that has been the source of bitterness among the public. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA)
— Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom has said Ethiopia remains committed to intensify its partnership with governments and international organizations to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as outlined in the SDG’s, the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said in a statement. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA)
— Ethiopia has begun implementing a project, dubbed “Made by Ethiopia,” which would allow shoe factory in the country to export shoes to American markets.
Birknesh Gonfa, Marketing Support Director at the Ethiopian Leather Industry Development Institute, said the project is being applied in 10 shoe factories. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)
— The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged African states to increase the use of domestic resources for funding their health sectors.
Director for Health Systems and Services Cluster of WHO Regional Office for Africa, Delanyo Dovlo, said that on average a majority of African countries fund 60 to 70 percent of their health needs from domestic resources. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC) Enditem
Source: Xinhua/News Ghana