Famous artist Veronica known for her “tift alegn” music got a surprise from her fan. He surprised her on her night duty at the biggest club in Addis.
More than 800,000 people have been affected by the drought in eight zones of Oromia State
Oromia Disaster Risk Reduction and Development Commission (NDRMC) said 800,244 people have been affected by the drought in eight zones of southeastern Oromia.
The commission said cattle were dying due to lack of fodder.
Oromia Disaster Risk Reduction and Development Commissioner Mustafa Kedir told the Ethiopian Press: Due to the lack of rain, 800,244 people have been affected by the drought in eight zones of southeastern Oromia.
According to Commissioner Mustafa, the drought has been confirmed to last for three months.
He said the government is working to save the lives of cattle due to the drought, adding that it is not possible to provide fodder for more than 6 million animals.
The government has taken various measures to address the problem. So far, 197,896 quintals of food grains have been delivered to the drought-affected Borena zone alone.
In one year, more than 200 people underwent cataract transplants in Ethiopia
Nein Demissie, Awareness Coordinating Coordinator of the Eye Bank of Ethiopia, told Bisrat Radio that 211 people have undergone cataract transplants from January 2013 to December 2014. He noted that the contribution of eyeball donations has improved compared to previous years.
However, due to the small number of eyeball seekers, the number of donors is still a major problem for the bank. Nega Demissie told Bisrat Radio that efforts to address the shortage will continue.
In 2014, 273 people pledged to donate eyeballs after their deaths.