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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Proposes US$150b in Emergency Financing Package for Africa

24 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

by Etenesh Abera, Addis Standard

Addis Abeba, March 24/2020 – The office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed proposed a US$150 billion emergency financing package for Africa to combat the spread of COVID-19 as Ethiopia confirmed 12th patient who tested positive for the virus.

In a statement released this morning, PM Abiy forwarded three points proposal “for consideration during the upcoming extraordinary G20 leaders’ summit.” Shortly after that, Ethiopia confirmed its 12th COVID-19 patient, an Ethiopian who traveled from Dubai.

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