09 April 2020


Ethiopia declares state of emergency to fight Coronavirus (3)
Wed 08 Apr 2020 at 16:17 NNA - Ethiopia on Wednesday declared a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus pandemic, which has so far infected 52 people and resulted in two deaths there. It is the first state of emergency announced under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who came to power in 2018 and won last year's Nobel Peace Prize in part for expanding political freedoms in the authoritarian nation. "Because the coronavirus pandemic is getting worse, the Ethiopian
Gruffalo illustrator pens new ebook explaining coronavirus to children (3)
Hundreds of thousands of people have downloaded a new coronavirus book for primary school age children. Credit: PA Hundreds of thousands of people have downloaded a new coronavirus book for primary school age children, illustrated by best-selling Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler. Independent book publisher Nosy Crown said it had been overwhelmed by the worldwide response. In the first 24 hours, the digital book was access more than 100,000 times
Coffee roasters fear port logjams could disrupt supplies (2)
/ Wed, April 8, 2020 / 04:58 pm Coffee beans resulted from plantations at Kampung Berseri Astra Cidadap in Padalarang in this undated file photo.The world's biggest roasters of coffee beans are looking to bring forward orders from top exporting nation Brazil as a hedge against coronavirus- related port disruptions.
Uganda: How Government Plans to Raise Taxes for 2020/21 (1)
8 April 2020 The Monitor (Kampala) By Moses Kyeyune The government targets a total revenue collection of Shs21.4 trillion to support the budget for 2020/21.
Researchers show how forest loss leads to spread of disease (2)
by Rob Jordan, Stanford University A group of Olive baboons play on the vehicle of Stanford researcher Laura Bloomfield during her survey collection in communities around the edge of Uganda's Kibale National Park.
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