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[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region
27-01-2023 | 13:30:00
This week, The East African Community (EAC) officially launched the verification mission to assess the Federal Republic of Somalia’s readiness to join the Community.
Ethiopia and the World Bank sign financing agreements worth $745 million
27-01-2023 | 08:44:34
The first Grant Agreement amounting to 445 million US dollars will finance to implement/ Program for Results (hybrid) for Strengthening Primary Health Care Services. And the second 300 million US Dollars Grant Agreement will be used for the implementation of Flood Management Project.
Ethiopian Airlines and MailAmerica S.A. launch ecommerce logistics services
23-01-2023 | 05:15:00
Ethiopian Airlines Group (ET) has partnered with MailAmericas (MA), a private postal operator and gold member of the consultive committee for the Universal Postal Union, to develop competitive cross border ecommerce services within Africa and the Middle East using Addis Ababa as a hub.
Ethiopian Airlines set to fly to Atlanta
19-01-2023 | 09:35:00
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest network operator in Africa, has announced that it has finalized all preparations to commence a new service between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Atlanta, USA. Ethiopian will operate a four times weekly flight to Atlanta (ATL) starting from 16 May 2023.
Raxio continues pan-African expansion by developing Angola’s first carrier-neutral Tier III data centre
18-01-2023 | 14:25:00
Raxio Group (Raxio), a premier pan-African data centre developer and operator, announced that it is investing and establishing ‘Raxio Angola’, the first state-of-the-art, carrier neutral, Tier III data centre in the country.
Ethiopian leather goods company Ker Ezhi launches in the US
10-01-2023 | 09:33:47
Ker Ezhi, an ethical, luxury Ethiopian leather goods company, is now available in the US market.
Safaricom Ethiopia has gone live in five more cities
05-01-2023 | 07:05:45
Safaricom Ethiopia has switched on its network and services in five more cities. The cities include Hawassa, Assela, Jigjiga, Sodo and Dilla, growing its network footprint across the country to 21 cities.
Les 8 nouveaux pays africains rejoignent le programme MultiChoice Africa Accelerator
24-11-2022 | 08:25:00
Un coup de pouce de plusieurs millions de dollars pour les petites entreprises alors que de nouveaux pays africains rejoignent le programme MultiChoice Africa Accelerator.
Ethiopian innovator emerges as winner of USAID-Funded Food Safety Challenge
24-11-2022 | 07:52:00
The USAID-Funded Food Safety Challenge aims to enable lasting improvements in the safety of nutritious foods in Ethiopia and Nigeria, and over 750 applications were received.
AFD is funding water and sanitation projects in Ethiopia
22-11-2022 | 08:41:00
The first project funded by AFD will improve access to water for 1 million people in 45 towns, and the second will provide 2.6 million people with improved, gender-sensitive sanitation facilities.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting small businesses’ competitivity in the region
18-11-2022 | 13:35:00
Small businesses are the engine of the East African economic growth, employing millions and opening up the member states to interact with each other through seamless trade.
EthSwitch, Oromia Bank and Mastercard partner to ensure all banks ATMs accept Mastercard debit, credit, and prepaid cards
17-11-2022 | 08:16:45
From today, tourists, and local citizens carrying Mastercard payment cards can withdraw local currency from Oromia Bank ATMs processed by the EthSwitch network.
[Ethiopia] Hibret Bank and Mastercard give small businesses a boost through e-commerce payment solution
16-11-2022 | 09:19:21
Hibir e-commerce is first-of- its kind in the Ethiopian banking industry. This move is expected to help local businesses reach new markets and increase revenue while expanding Ethiopia’s access to the digital economy.
More than 700k customers have joined Safaricom network in Ethiopia since launch
14-11-2022 | 06:12:00
Safaricom has revealed that more than 740,000 customers have joined its network in Ethiopia during its first month of operation.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge
11-11-2022 | 13:43:56
Global respected hotel brands are expanding their footprint and have identified Africa as a key investment destination with the East African region catching their attention for its MICE, business and leisure growth potential.
Radisson Hotel Group continues to strengthen its presence in Africa
07-11-2022 | 10:06:00
Radisson Hotel Group plans to strengthen its already impressive presence in Africa. The Group has ambitious plans to reach 150 hotels and 25,000 rooms within the next five years across the continent, making Africa a key region for growth.
PepsiCo injects $40m investment to expand its Senselet snacks business in Ethiopia
01-11-2022 | 11:58:00
PepsiCo is finalizing an investment proposal of approximately $40 million, to expand its Senselet snacks business in Ethiopia, and is considering the possibility of further investments in the country to expand the company’s portfolio beyond snacks.
[Ethiopia] Ethio Telecom selects Subex to deploy its HyperSense Fraud Management solution
01-11-2022 | 10:05:23
Subex, a pioneer in driving AI-led Digital Trust, announced it has been selected by Ethio Telecom to deploy its Fraud Management solution.
International Finance Corporation set to invest in Safaricom Ethiopia
27-10-2022 | 10:45:00
International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group, edges closer to buying US$160 million of equity and about US$100 million of debt of Safaricom Ethiopia.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Partnerships bolster cross-border remittances and trade
21-10-2022 | 13:05:00
This will also accelerate financial inclusion and remove the barriers around cross-border money transfers.
IFC appoints Madalo Minofu as Country Manager for Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia
19-10-2022 | 15:29:00
IFC has appointed Madalo Minofu as the new Country Manager for Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia. In her new role, Minofu will help strengthen the role of the private sector in energy, telecom, manufacturing, and agribusiness development in the three countries.
Safaricom officially launched in Ethiopia
06-10-2022 | 11:14:00
Safaricom Ethiopia on Thursday switched on its mobile telecommunications network and services in Addis Ababa, the country’s capital city.
African sub-sovereign government leaders urged to take ownership of the AfCFTA
05-10-2022 | 07:45:54
The second edition of the African Sub-sovereign Governments Network (AfSNET) conference, held in Abuja, Nigeria, unanimously called on African sub-nationals to play their full role in facilitating the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Cerba Lancet Africa inks deal with International Clinical Laboratories in Ethiopia to boost medicare services
30-09-2022 | 12:06:00
Cerba HealthCare set foot on the African continent in 2019 where it operates today in 15 countries under the Cerba Lancet Africa umbrella, providing access to accurate diagnosis and high-quality care to more almost 3 million people yearly.
Ethio telecom unveils "Lead" 3 Years Strategic Plan
29-09-2022 | 12:45:00
Ethio telecom started implementing its newly developed "Lead", a three-year development strategy for the period of 2022-2025
Chapa launches online payment gateway service for businesses
21-09-2022 | 14:11:07
The Ethiopian Fintech Startup Chapa, enables organisations and businesses to accept all possible local and international digital payment methods from anywhere in the world.
Ethiopian Airlines opens a five-star in-terminal hotel inside Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
14-09-2022 | 08:53:21
The Hotel is physically connected to Addis Ababa Bole International Departure Terminal 02 with a short walking distance from departure gate and will be managed by Ethiopian Skylight Hotel as Ethiopian Skylight In-Terminal Hotel.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Cushioning food systems from shocks
09-09-2022 | 09:10:00
This week, thousands of delegates across the continent and beyond are gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Green Revolution Forum, AGRF, an annual event bringing governments and partners together around food security and making safe, nutritious foods produced in a sustainable way available to all Africans.
Andersen Global broadens footprint in Ethiopia with tax firm HIMA
08-09-2022 | 10:27:31
Led by Managing Partner Nabiyu Feto and founded in 2015, HIMA works closely with clients to provide comprehensive tax solutions for their business needs in the emerging Ethiopian market.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
02-09-2022 | 15:03:00
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
[Ethiopia] Safaricom pilots its services in Dire Dawa ahead of national launch
29-08-2022 | 13:36:00
After announcing plans to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia within the year, Safaricom has now started large-scale customer pilot of its network in Dire Dawa.
AGRA is supporting the Government of Ethiopia in designing approaches to boost agriculture
18-08-2022 | 22:30:35
AGRA has provided three documents to officials from the Government of Ethiopia that emerged from joint programs in Ethiopia.
Carrières à la Mastercard Foundation-Programme de stages pour les diplômés
18-08-2022 | 11:01:00
La Fondation Mastercard recrute la prochaine cohorte de jeunes diplômés à travers l'Afrique et le Canada pour son programme de stages de 6 à 12 mois.
Careers at the Mastercard Foundation-Graduate Internship Program
18-08-2022 | 10:51:00
The Mastercard Foundation is recruiting the next cohort of young graduates across Africa and Canada for our 6-12 month Graduate Internship Program.
Safaricom's Ethiopian network to go live in August
11-07-2022 | 10:03:10
Safaricom is planning to launch the first phase of its Ethiopia network rollout next month.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on bioeconomy to bolster growth
08-07-2022 | 13:53:33
Among the key interventions proposed in the strategy is the creation of new forms of sustainable bioenergy, and the conversion of waste materials to useful products.
The Global Center on Adaptation to help smallholder farmers in Ethiopia adapt to enhance food security
24-06-2022 | 12:09:39
The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) announced that it is providing technical advisory support to a new World Bank’s investment project in Ethiopia.
[Ethiopia] Saving lives and livelihoods initiative hits one-year milestone
21-06-2022 | 21:37:00
The largest public health partnership between a global philanthropic organization and an African institution – has proven to be catalytic.
Ethiopia officially launches a new digital platform that provides public health emergency-related information
17-06-2022 | 11:44:13
Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health and the Ethiopian Public Health Institute with the Ministry of Innovation and Technology and the Mastercard Foundation launched a digital service that will provide sustainable public health emergency information to the public in five different languages.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Catalyzing private investments in agriculture
10-06-2022 | 13:00:00
The recent decision by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to open an office serving the East and Southern African regions is a pointer to the crucial role farmers play in the region play in the East African, continental and global food systems.
Ethiopia’s financial markets receive boost from UK-aid via FSD Africa
06-06-2022 | 08:38:12
The launch of FSD Ethiopia and partnerships with Ethiopia Investments Holding will enhance efforts to deliver beneficial development and financial outcomes for a stronger more resilient national economy.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on $91.5 million budget to drive economic integration
03-06-2022 | 13:15:00
This week, the East African Community has tabled before the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) the budget estimates for the 2022/2023 Financial Year totaling $91.5 million.
Ethiopian Airlines to commence flights to Chennai, India 
31-05-2022 | 09:20:00
Chennai will join the vast Ethiopian network as a fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Ethiopian started its service to India with a debut flight to New Delhi in 1966, just 20 years after the airline was founded. 
Ethiopia: African Development Bank signs $830,000 grant agreement to improve climate resilience
29-05-2022 | 20:10:04
The African Development Bank has signed an $830,000 technical assistance grant agreement to improve climate resilience for communities and ecosystems in line to support the Ethiopian Government.
Ethiopia’s financial sector set for transformation with launch of FSD Ethiopia
19-05-2022 | 11:07:03
FSD Ethiopia was officially launched with funding from UKAid and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, FSD Ethiopia will build on FSD Africa’s initial efforts to strengthen the country’s financial sector.
Orbis International launches virtual Flying Eye Hospital program in Ethiopia
18-05-2022 | 10:09:00
Eye care nonprofit Orbis announced the launch of a virtual Flying Eye Hospital program that will provide tailored training to eye care professionals in Ethiopia on treating glaucoma and cataract.
[Kenya] Safaricom to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia this year
16-05-2022 | 10:43:00
Safaricom is set to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia within the year. Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa confirmed this while releasing the telco’s Full Year 2021/2022 results released last week.
Ethio-Telecom to reach more customers
12-05-2022 | 12:37:47
Seven national organizations and institutions signed exclusive business partnership agreements with Ethio Telecom to distribute Telecom products and services
Ethio Telecom launches 5G trial in Addis Ababa
12-05-2022 | 11:48:09
Ethiopian state-owned operator Ethio Telecom has launched its first 5G base stations in the nation's capital, Addis Ababa.
Ethio Telecom launches loyalty program, online sales platform
03-05-2022 | 11:34:00
Ethiopia's Ethio Telecom has announced a loyalty program it dubbed "Ashamtele", said to enable Ethio Telecom's customers be rewarded for using its services.
Canada announces over $73 million in funding to respond to drought in Horn of Africa
28-04-2022 | 13:29:00
Severe drought conditions in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could result in over 20 million people across the region needing emergency food assistance in 2022, which would be a 70% increase when compared to the severe drought in 2016 and 2017.
Donors pledge $1.39 billion for Horn of Africa drought response
27-04-2022 | 08:58:00
Donors pledged $1.39 billion for humanitarian and development response to the drought in the Horn of Africa that has left more than 15 million people severely food insecure across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.
Ethiopian Airlines, others sign MoU toward Aviation MRO services
26-04-2022 | 10:47:00
Ethiopian Airlines, UTD Aviation Solutions and the African Airlines Association have signed a tripartite MoU to work together on Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) services.
Ethiopian, UTD Aviation Solutions and AFRAA sign MoU to re-establish African aviation renaissance in MRO services
22-04-2022 | 11:19:00
Ethiopian Airlines MRO, UTD Aviation Solutions and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), signed a tripartite MoU to work together on Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) services in pursuance to the The Brown Condor Initiative (BCI).
Ethio Telecom signs data centre deal with Amhara Bank
13-04-2022 | 12:26:05
Ethiopia’s Amhara Bank has signed an agreement with Ethio Telecom to use the incumbent operator’s data centres to improve service to customers.
Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Bengaluru, India
12-04-2022 | 12:54:15
The airline announced the recommencement of after it halted operations for two years due to the pandemic. Ethiopian operated its first flight services to Bengaluru in October 2019.
Ethiopian Chamber Digital Service launched targeting the business community
11-04-2022 | 14:36:01
Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (ECCSA), launched the Ethiopian Chamber Digital Service (ECDS), a digital system that enables the chamber to provide its services online to its members, the business community and the public at large.
Ethiopia's export earnings show 20% increase
05-04-2022 | 12:06:00
Ethiopia has earned $2.52 billion from eight-month exports, the Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration related
Impacts of Ukraine conflict on food security already being felt in the Near East North Africa region
28-03-2022 | 16:08:00
As the war continues to rage in Ukraine, impacts of rising food prices and shortages of staple crops are already being felt in the Near East and North Africa region and spreading to the world’s most vulnerable countries, including in the Horn of Africa, warns IFAD.
Mesfin Tasew appointed new CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group
25-03-2022 | 15:05:31
The Board of Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Mesfin Tasew Bekele, as Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group.
AGRA and AIM for Climate announced partnership to accelerate investments for climate-smart agriculture
23-03-2022 | 09:58:32
The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) and Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) announced partnership to accelerate investments and support for climate-smart agriculture and food systems innovation.
Safaricom inks infrastructure deal with Ethiopia
14-03-2022 | 11:26:31
Safaricom, the newest telecom operator in Ethiopia, has signed a five-year lease agreement with state-owned power utility to share dark fiber-optic infrastructure in the Horn of African nation, the first infrastructure deal with Ethiopia.
Ethiopian inks partnership agreement with IDIPO and Air Djibouti for sea - air transport
10-03-2022 | 11:17:09
Ethiopian Airlines has signed a strategic partnership agreement to jointly commence sea-air multimodal transportation with International Djibouti Industrial Park Operation (IDIPO) and Air Djibouti for an expeditious transportation of goods to Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing sign MoU for new 777-8 Freighter
10-03-2022 | 11:07:00
Ethiopian Airlines and its longstanding partner Boeing, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intent to purchase five 777-8 Freighters.
Kenya- Ethiopia small scale cross-border trade set to rise following bilateral negotiations
07-03-2022 | 10:44:35
​​​​​​​Small scale trade along the Kenya- Ethiopia border is poised to thrive following bilateral negotiations between the two parties to agree on a Common List of products to be traded under the COMESA Simplified Trade Regime (STR).
[Vacancies] Africa Business Communities wants to work with freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers
06-03-2022 | 20:50:00
Africa Business Communities is looking for Freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers in Nigeria | South Africa | Ethiopia | Uganda | Ghana
Mobile payments and financial services company Paga Group launches in Ethiopia
03-03-2022 | 09:20:00
Mobile payments and financial services company Paga Group has partnered with the Bank of Abyssinia, amid regulatory approval from the National Bank of Ethiopia to launch its online payment gateway in the country. 
Safaricom Taps VMware to Build a Greenfield Network in Ethiopia
28-02-2022 | 15:45:00
Safaricom Ethiopia has selected multi-cloud services provider VMware as its Telco Cloud Platform partner.
Kaspersky reports the anomalous decline of mobile malware in Africa in 2021
25-02-2022 | 07:05:02
While analysing the threat landscape of African countries, Kaspersky experts saw a steady decline in attacks on mobile devices in the region, as cybercriminals consolidated their efforts to focus on more complicated, dangerous and profitable threats instead.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Financial institutions bank on tech to bolster offerings
18-02-2022 | 14:42:31
East Africa financial institutions are betting on tech to boost their offerings, grow their customers’ portfolio and stay afloat in a competitive market.
Dashen Bank partners with CR2 to accelerate digital branch transformation in Ethiopia
18-02-2022 | 12:47:49
Dashen Bank, a private bank in Ethiopia, has extended its strategic partnership with CR2, as it accelerates its branch transformation programme, a key pillar of its overall digital transformation.
[Ethiopia] Ethio Telecom partners with Subex for assurance solution on AI platform
16-02-2022 | 11:35:00
Ethiopian telecommunication company Ethio Telecom partnered with Subex for a new business assurance solution using the enterprise AI platform, HyperSense.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What EU’s lifting of financial sanctions on Burundi means for EAC
11-02-2022 | 12:56:00
The EU made the decision in the wake of deteriorating political situation occasioned by a disputed presidential election in 2015.
13 million people facing severe hunger as drought grips the Horn of Africa, WFP reports
08-02-2022 | 10:31:00
The Horn of Africa is experiencing the driest conditions recorded since 1981, with severe drought leaving an estimated 13 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia facing severe hunger in the first quarter of this year.
Emirates restores flights to five African countries
08-02-2022 | 09:50:00
Emirates resumed its passenger operations between Dubai and five African countries, offering customers more choice, superior value and enhanced connectivity to and through Dubai.
IAEA and AU strengthen cooperation on nuclear applications for development in Africa
07-02-2022 | 11:00:00
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the 55-nation African Union (AU) agreed to renew and deepen their cooperation on the peaceful uses of nuclear technology to help address climate change, disease detection and treatment, food security and other development challenges in Africa.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Sub marine cable investment connects region to the world
28-01-2022 | 12:51:00
An increase in submarine cable activities and fiber connectivity is attracting more investments in East Africa while opening up the region to the world.
Submarine cable investment and fiber connectivity to attract more data center investments in Africa, report
27-01-2022 | 10:17:00
The data center market in Africa is attracting significant investments in recent years, led by South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, and Ethiopia.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What 2022 portends for East Africa
14-01-2022 | 14:50:00
As the East African Community, EAC, member states eye innovative ways of deepening integration and trading more with each other, the bloc and individual countries are putting in place mechanisms, policies and legislation that seek to address longstanding hiccups that have put the brakes on seamless regional trade.
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services avails online air cargo booking platform
12-01-2022 | 12:38:03
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network operator has launched a new feature that enables customers to make online reservations for their cargo.
Ethiopian Airlines to resume using Boeing 737 MAX planes in February
28-12-2021 | 10:53:00
Ethiopian Airlines plans to resume flying Boeing 737 MAX planes on its fleet in February 2022, saying it was satisfied with their safety.
[Ethiopia] Banks to lend ETB12bn for coffee growers from reserve
27-12-2021 | 11:05:00
Commercial banks are instructed to lend 12 billion birr from their reserves put at the National Bank of Ethiopia for players in the coffee industry across Ethiopia.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Bridging digital divide, bolstering regional connectivity
23-12-2021 | 13:37:00
As the internet increasingly redefines human relations and penetration takes shape across Africa, the East African region is tapping into the numerous benefits that comes with connectivity.
Huawei and UNESCO to implement project in Africa for digital education systems
01-12-2021 | 08:26:21
UNESCO and Huawei announced the launch of the implementations phase of the Technology-Enabled Open Schools for All (TeOSS) project in Ghana, Ethiopia, and Egypt.
Ethiopian partners with IDC to launch Zambia Airways
30-11-2021 | 11:11:00
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, announced it has finalized preparations for the launch of Zambia’s National Carrier in a joint venture with Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).
GrowthAfrica kick's off its Circular economy accelerator, 28 African businesses to take part
25-11-2021 | 05:40:00
Africa’s business accelerator GrowthAfrica has kicked off a circular economy focused accelerator programme targeting innovative ventures across Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia.
Ethiopian, Boeing sign MoU for B787 landing gear exchange
17-11-2021 | 13:08:00
At the Dubai Air Show, Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopian Airlines to help the airline bring cost savings to its maintenance operations with Boeing's 787 landing gear exchange program.
[Interview] Alioune CISS, Chief Executive Officer, Webb Fontaine, Africa
15-11-2021 | 10:19:00
Alioune CISS is the Chief Executive Officer at Webb Fontaine, a leading provider of solutions for Trade facilitation, powered by modern technology including artificial intelligence across different African countries
Ethiopian Airlines partners with Aero HygenX for deployment of autonomous UV-C disinfecting solution
20-10-2021 | 11:48:00
Ethiopian Airlines and Aero HygenX signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a plan for fleetwide deployment and regional marketing of Aero HygenX’s autonomous UV-C light disinfecting robot.
Ethiopian Airlines enters into an interline agreement with South Africa’s Airlink
15-10-2021 | 12:41:09
With the interline agreements between the two carriers, passengers can book through their itineraries on both airlines easily. The partnership attracts more customers providing ease of connectivity to their destinations served by both Ethiopian and Airlink.
Ethiopian Airlines resumes flight to Enugu, Nigeria
12-10-2021 | 09:52:34
The flights are operated on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Ethiopian is one of the oldest carriers flying to Nigeria and has been serving the country since 1960, strengthening trade, cultural and tourism ties between Nigeria and the rest of the world.
Ethiopian inks partnership with AccessRail to provide intermodal transportation
07-10-2021 | 08:27:00
Ethiopian Airlines has signed Codeshare and Interline Agreement with AccessRail to widen connectivity options for its passengers destined to Western Europe, United Kingdom, Scandinavian, Japan and Canada.
ALYI expands electric vehicles sales into Ethiopia
28-09-2021 | 13:42:28
Alternet Systems, Inc. (ALYI), announced finalizing terms to deliver 3 wheeled electric vehicles (EV) into the taxi market in Ethiopia.
Pangea Trust opens applications for its Startup Connect Programme
17-09-2021 | 12:05:00
Pangea Trust has opened applications for its Startup Connect Programme, to increase the deployment of diaspora remittances and networks to provide investment capital to MSMEs and startups in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
Afreximbank commits $500m to support Ethiopian commercial banks
15-09-2021 | 16:05:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has committed to provide $500 Million to support Ethiopian commercial banks through the Afreximbank Trade Facilitation (AfTRAF) Programme.
AfDB, partners unveil initiative to secure climate-resilient water and sanitation services in five African countries
09-09-2021 | 09:45:00
AfDB, in partnership with the Nordic Development Fund and the Government of Denmark will roll-out a program to strengthen access to climate-resilient water and sanitation resources in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger and Somalia.
[Ethiopia] Ethio Lease appoints Fregenet Getachew Desta as Acting CEO
08-09-2021 | 15:34:00
African Asset Finance Company (AAFC), a US-based non-bank financial and equipment leasing firm, announced the appointment of Fregenet Getachew Desta as Acting CEO of Ethio Lease.
Safaricom Ethiopia starts staff recruitment drive ahead of launch
06-09-2021 | 05:53:00
Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia PLC on Friday launched a countrywide staff recruitment drive ahead of its commercial launch.
Ethiopian unveils convenient digital options for economy travelers
02-09-2021 | 08:00:38
Ethiopian Airlines has unveiled a new digital option dubbed My Sheba Space, to enable economy class travelers purchase one or more empty seats on board to get extra space and relax.
WFP receives $1.2m from Korea to respond to food crisis in Africa
31-08-2021 | 09:11:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received $1.2 million from the Republic of Korea to provide humanitarian activities for food crisis in Ethiopia, Nigeria, Madagascar, South Sudan and Burkina Faso.