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Ethiopian Airlines launches high-end COVID-19 testing lab at its hub
23-04-2021 | 06:45:52
Ethiopian Airlines Group has joined hands with BGI Health Ethiopia, a subsidiary of China's biotech giant, the BGI Genomics Co., Ltd, to launch high-end COVID-19 testing laboratory at its main hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
World Bank financing for COVID-19 vaccine rollout in developing countries reaches $2 billion
22-04-2021 | 05:55:00
The World Bank announced it has reached $2 billion in approved financing for the purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for 17 developing countries.
UN Central Emergency Response Fund supports anticipatory action in Ethiopia and Somalia
20-04-2021 | 09:57:25
The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is providing $40 million for anticipatory action in Ethiopia and Somalia to ensure that people get help before the situation turns into a devastating food security crisis.
Ethiopian Airlines transports vaccine to São Paulo, Brazil
19-04-2021 | 06:53:20
So far, Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has transported over 20 Million vaccines to more than 20 countries.
Climate change taking a toll on Ethiopian coffee, study
16-04-2021 | 06:49:36
Ethiopia may produce less specialty coffee and more rather bland tasting varieties in the future.
Zemen Bank and Mastercard launch Ethiopia’s first contactless Platinum Mastercard Prepaid Travel Card
15-04-2021 | 13:14:14
Zemen Mastercard prepaid travel cards will enable cardholders to use cards with either of the two major currencies, namely U.S. Dollars and Euros, based on their travel destination.
World Bank approves $500m to support Ethiopia’s universal electricity access by 2025
07-04-2021 | 07:13:00
The World Bank approved a $500 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support Ethiopia’s goal of achieving universal electricity access by 2025.
Check Point Software expands its cyber security education and training in Africa
30-03-2021 | 11:24:00
To support the much needed skill transfer for cyber security abilities in Africa, Check Point Software Technologies has expanded its cyber security education and training across the continent through the Check Point Jump Start programme.
GA Telesis delivers first 737-800SF freighter conversion to Ethiopian Airlines
29-03-2021 | 14:19:53
GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) has announced the delivery of its first 737-800SF (MSN 32903) passenger-to-freighter (“P2F”) conversion to Ethiopian Airlines.
Ethiopian Airlines partners with IATA to trial travel pass
29-03-2021 | 10:02:10
Ethiopian Airlines is to trial IATA Travel Pass, a digital travel mobile app to enhance efficiency in testing or vaccine verifications and restart travel.
Ethiopia launches 50 Million African Women Speak platform
23-03-2021 | 07:23:55
Ethiopian President Her Excellency Sahle-Worke Zewde has launched the 50 Million African Women Speak (50MAWSP) platform in Addis Ababa with a call on the country’s women to embrace it and use it to grow their businesses.
AECF launches $1.2 million Innovation Fund to unlock the potential of renewable energy
19-03-2021 | 05:55:39
Businesses and entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe can apply for funding.
Ethiopian Airlines joins African Union to launch test and vaccine passport
17-03-2021 | 13:05:10
Ethiopian Airlines has partnered with the African Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (Africa CDC) for the implementation of the African Union Trusted Travel Pass to make continental travel easier and safer amidst the COVID -19 pandemic.
Great opportunities with new East Africa transmission interconnectors
15-03-2021 | 07:59:37
New transmission infrastructure in Kenya and connecting into Ethiopia, there are great opportunities for the geothermal sector in Kenya and the region.
FAO to provide livelihood assistance to nearly 49 million people in 2021
12-03-2021 | 06:30:47
As the COVID-19 pandemic, conflict and climate-related crises drive acute levels of hunger higher, FAO is seeking $1.1 billion in 2021 to save the lives and livelihoods of some of the world's most food-insecure people.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Digital Payments are key to financial inclusion in Africa
11-03-2021 | 14:00:00
Digital payments have become a very crucial service in Africa. Every day, millions of transactions are transacted across the continent leading to the rise of different payment technologies like Mpesa.
Visa affirms commitment to Digitize Payments in Ethiopia
11-03-2021 | 11:06:00
Digital payments company Visa has affirmed its commitment to expanding digital payments in Ethiopia at its inaugural Ethiopian Visa Payments Forum.
Ghana’s healthcare startup mPharma to launch Haltons Pharmacies in Ethiopia
11-03-2021 | 08:35:00
Ghanaian health tech startup mPharma has signed a franchise agreement with Belayab Pharmaceuticals to open Haltons Pharmacies in Ethiopia
AfDB approves $2.33m grant to support modernization of electronic payments infrastructure in Ethiopia
11-03-2021 | 06:53:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a grant of $2.33 million to EthSwitch Share Company, an initiative led by National Bank of Ethiopia, for the modernization of its payments infrastructure.
Tradepass to host Ethiopia’s State Minister of MiNT at BYTES ’21: Africa
09-03-2021 | 07:30:56
Despite the setbacks from COVID19, the Africa’s digital economy is on track to expand in the coming years, transforming the way businesses and government functions with the potential to reach $180 billion by 2025.
COMESA, Ethiopia sign €5.6m sub-delegation agreement for upgrading border posts
08-03-2021 | 08:32:43
COMESA and Ethiopia have signed a 5.6 million Euro sub-delegation agreement to improve coordinated border management, trade and transport facilitation at the Moyale and Galafi border posts. Moyale and Galafi borders link Ethiopia on one hand to Kenya and Djibouti on the other respectively.
Facebook to expand transparency on Political Ads in Kenya and Ethiopia
08-03-2021 | 06:17:00
Facebook is expanding of two initiatives focused on increasing transparency and controls on social issues, electoral, and political ads to more countries around the world, including Ethiopia and Kenya.
GIZ and Orange launch digital center in Ethiopia to boost ICT skills among youth
26-02-2021 | 05:18:00
Following launches in Tunisia and Senegal, Ethiopia will be home to the third Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Fintech is driving and reshaping the financial sector in Africa
25-02-2021 | 12:07:02
As a key driver of growth in the region, fintech has become a viable alternative to traditional banking in both urban and rural areas.
[Ethiopia] Private and public broadcasting associations respond to government’s call to migrate their channels
25-02-2021 | 07:24:00
SES has announced that the Ethiosat platform is now broadcasting all channels of the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) exclusively.
Ethiopian partners with UNICEF for global vaccine distribution
23-02-2021 | 11:36:14
Ethiopian Airlines has partnered with UNICEF to help secure the transport of vaccines and other life-saving supplies worldwide.
Ethiopia Denies Shortlisting Safaricom for Telco License
22-02-2021 | 05:31:00
The Ethiopia Communication Authority(ECA) has denied claims that it has shortlisted six firms selected to bid for one of two telco licenses in Ethiopia
Bure Integrated Agro-Industrial Park inaugurated in Ethiopia
11-02-2021 | 07:18:33
The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, inaugurated the Bure Integrated Agro-Industrial Park (IAIP) in Amhara State.
Ethiopia receives WTTC’s Safe Travels Stamp
10-02-2021 | 12:55:00
Ethiopia is the latest destination to be awarded the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels Stamp, the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp, following major steps implemented by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism last year.
Startup studio 1888EC partners with Mastercard Foundation to create digital solutions for tourism sector in Ethiopia
09-02-2021 | 12:09:00
Startup studio 1888EC announced a partnership with the Mastercard Foundation to create Ethiopia's first travel and leisure platform aimed at creating digital solutions and job opportunities within the contry's tourism sector.
[Vacancy] Africa Business Communities wants to work with freelance African Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers
08-02-2021 | 09:50:05
Africa Business Communities is looking for Freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers in Nigeria | South Africa | Ethiopia | Uganda | Ghana
Ethiopian Airlines and CemAir enter interline agreement
01-02-2021 | 09:32:03
Ethiopian Airlines and CemAir have started implementing an interline agreement which allows passengers enjoy seamless travel with a single ticket and lower cost between points within the carriers’ networks.
AstraZeneca launches Africa PUMUA Initiative to redefine asthma care in Africa
28-01-2021 | 08:22:58
AstraZeneca Ethiopia has announced that it will work with The Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health and The Ethiopian Thoracic Society, as part of their new Africa PUMUA Initiative, aimed at redefining asthma care in Africa.
Siemens Gamesa seals its first wind farm project in Ethiopia
05-01-2021 | 12:31:00
Siemens Gamesa signed its first wind power project in Ethiopia with state-owned electricity company Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), strengthening its leadership in Africa as the country begins to expand its green energy capacity.
Siemens Gamesa seals its first wind farm project in Ethiopia
04-01-2021 | 05:59:46
Siemens Gamesa will deliver 29 SG 3.4-132 wind turbines to state-owned utility Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) for the Assela project; the 100 MW wind farm will help power over 400,000 Ethiopian households
Ethiopian-DHL, AeTrade Group partner to transport goods under AfCFTA
04-01-2021 | 05:51:50
Ethiopian Airlines-DHL and African Electronic Trade Group have partnered to transport historical parcels in the African Continental Free Trade Area.
GPE approves $300m in grants for CAR, Ethiopia and Mozambique
22-12-2020 | 07:39:00
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has approved $300 million in new grants to transform education systems in the Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Mozambique.
Ethiopia unveils 1 January 2021 as date for Satellite TV channels to migrate to 57 degrees East
21-12-2020 | 13:24:35
As of 1 January 2021, Ethiopian TV audiences will access the majority of their favourite Ethiopian TV channels exclusively on Ethiosat at 57 degrees East.
CEVA Logistics expands African footprint with joint ventures in Egypt and Ethiopia
16-12-2020 | 13:11:53
Global logistics and supply chain company CEVA Logistics continues to expand its presence in the African market with the strengthening of its presence in two countries through two joint ventures.
Moyale One Stop Border Point launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed
14-12-2020 | 10:54:51
The Moyale One Stop Border Point (OSBP) has been launched in a colourful event officiated by H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta CGH President of the Republic of Kenya and H.E. Dr Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister, the Federal Republic of Ethiopia at the Moyale border point which adjoins the two neighbouring nations.
WebSprix to Deploy Cisco Routed Optical Networking Solution in Ethiopia
14-12-2020 | 05:46:30
WebSprix, an IT solutions and services provider in Ethiopia, has selected Cisco’s Routed Optical Networking solution set to launch in the first half of 2021.
Cainiao and Ethiopian Airlines to launch air freight service for medicines
04-12-2020 | 07:09:46
Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, the logistics arms of Alibaba Group Holdings Limited, has announced its partnership with Ethiopian Airlines to launch a special cold chain air freight for the transportation of temperature-controlled medicines from Shenzhen Airport.
Ethiopian Cargo launches Trans-Pacific cargo flight services, Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage
23-11-2020 | 06:34:00
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Cargo Network Operator in Africa, has launched Trans-Pacific routes, extending from Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage.
Ethiopia achieved positive poverty reduction but inequalities persist, report
19-11-2020 | 07:10:00
Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has registered fast economic growth which has led to significant national poverty reduction.
Ethiopia farmers embrace Rust-resistant bread wheat varieties boosting incomes
19-11-2020 | 06:48:06
A study of plant DNA provides strong evidence that farmers in Ethiopia have widely adopted new, improved rust-resistant bread wheat varieties since 2014.
[Ethiopia] BringCom announces new partnership and interconnect agreement with Ethio Telecom
03-11-2020 | 08:12:00
BringCom Incorporated, a provider of connectivity solutions in Africa, announced it has established a new partnership and interconnect agreement with Ethio Telecom.
Raxio Group to construct Ethiopia’s first private data centre
02-11-2020 | 07:47:00
Raxio Group has officially secured land at the ICT Park, in the outskirts of Addis Ababa, through its fully-owned subsidiary, Raxio Ethiopia, to construct country’s first private uptime certified Tier III colocation data centre.
GIZ working on establishing Ethiopian forest coffee on the international market
26-10-2020 | 05:54:00
GIZ GmbH has been working in Ethiopia on behalf of the Partnerships for Forest programme and together with smallholders organized in cooperatives, it is working on establishing forest coffee on the international market.
USAID, Ethiopian partner to source food from local farmers for in-flight meals
21-10-2020 | 12:34:00
Ethiopian Airlines and the United States announced a partnership agreement that will enable the nation’s flagship carrier to source locally grown produce and ingredients for preparing in-flight meals for global passengers.
DFC invests $1.55 million in Ethiopia's Tulu Moye Geothermal Power Plant Project
16-10-2020 | 07:38:00
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has committed $1.55 million in technical development for the Tulu Moye Geothermal Power Plant Project in Ethiopia.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program donors announce $300m to end hunger and malnutrition
14-10-2020 | 06:14:00
During the launch of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Replenishment Period 2020-25, donors increased their contributions to achieve sustainable Development Goal 2 - a world with zero hunger.
Ethiopia government, IFAD launch $305 million project to build farmers' resilience
13-10-2020 | 13:34:59
Ethiopia government and International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) have launched a new US$305.7 million programme to help the most vulnerable farmers increase their resilience.
MultiChoice acquires exclusive rights to broadcast Ethiopian Premier League matches
08-10-2020 | 15:58:44
MultiChoice Group (MCG) has announced that its subsidiary SuperSport has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast Ethiopian Premier League matches.
Ethiopian unveils COVID-19 global insurance cover
02-10-2020 | 13:55:00
Ethiopian Airlines Group, Largest Aviation Group in Africa announced it will cover the medical insurance including repatriation, evacuation and quarantine costs related to COVID-19 as of 1st of October 2020 until 31st of March 2021.
IFC funds Gebeya Inc. to train 250 women developers in Ethiopia
25-09-2020 | 07:25:22
Gebeya, and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group through the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, or We-Fi program, have signed a $500,000 advisory services agreement to implement the Digital Gender-Ethiopia Program.
Ethiopian to resume flight to Johannesburg, Cape Town
24-09-2020 | 07:29:00
With the easing of travel restrictions across the globe, Ethiopian announced it will restart scheduled commercial flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town as of 01 October 2020.
U.S. may halt nearly $130 million of foreign assistance for Ethiopia
21-09-2020 | 07:34:00
The U.S. administration has decided on a plan that entails the suspension of financial assistance for Ethiopia due to the country’s dispute with Egypt and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project.
World Bank provides additional agricultural support for smallholder farmers in Ethiopia
16-09-2020 | 07:12:57
The World Bank approved a $80 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) to support the government of Ethiopia boost agricultural productivity and enhance market access for smallholder farmers.
ITU, EIF join forces to reduce digital gender divide in Burundi, Ethiopia and Haiti
08-09-2020 | 09:29:00
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) have launched a cooperative project to enhance the digital ecosystem and build digital skills for women in Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
Lato Milk expands its footprint to Ethiopia, South Sudan and Malawi
07-09-2020 | 10:16:00
Pearl Dairy Farms is now exporting its range of milk powder products to Ethiopia, Malawi and South Sudan underpinned by the ratification of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
Education in Ethiopia gets boost from Global Partnership for Education with $15m grant
04-09-2020 | 08:13:00
Ethiopia has received $14.85 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to boost its response to disruptions in education caused by COVID-19.
Ethiopia joins Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International
04-09-2020 | 06:54:00
Ethiopia has joined the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International, CABI, becoming its 50th member.
Ddmgs events acquires Ethiopia’s building and construction exhibition Addisbuild
04-09-2020 | 06:37:45
International events company dmg events, has acquired Addisbuild, the longest-running building and construction exhibition in Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Airlines unveils new passenger terminal at Bole International Airport with focus on biosafety
28-08-2020 | 08:35:00
Ethiopian Airlines Group has completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio Safety measures.
Africa records two million phishing attacks in second quarter of 2020, Kaspersky report
18-08-2020 | 09:54:25
Kaspersky analysis has revealed that phishing attacks are becoming increasingly more targeted. A number of new tricks have also been found - from HR dismissal emails to attacks disguised as delivery notifications.
Ethiopian increases flight frequency on domestic services
17-08-2020 | 10:07:33
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline has increased the frequency of its scheduled flights on its domestic destinations to meet the growing demand.
Irrigation cooperatives empower Ethiopia and Somalia communities to combat climate extremes
12-08-2020 | 06:07:00
Long lasting environmental degradation, scarcity of water and grasslands are causing friction between host and refugee communities in the Dolo Ado woreda of the Somali region in Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Cargo partners with RTS on cargo revenue management and pricing solutions
08-08-2020 | 09:33:00
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest cargo operator, has partnered with RTS on Cargo Revenue Management and Pricing Solutions.
[Ethiopia] Bank of Abyssinia and visa launch e commerce acquiring business using cybersource payment technology
06-08-2020 | 15:13:00
Bank of Abyssinia, BoA, has become the First Bank in Ethiopia to implement Visa CyberSource payment gateway to drive e-commerce acquiring business.
Eutelsat 8 West B selected by Strong Roots for new DTH platform in Ethiopia and the Middle East
06-08-2020 | 08:08:00
Eutelsat Communications and Strong Roots Ethiopia Broadcasting Service PLC have concluded a Master Service Agreement for a Ku capacity on a 36 MHz transponder on Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite.
CANAL+ to launch first premium DTH platform over Ethiopia, broadcast from EUTELSAT 7C
29-07-2020 | 05:02:00
Eutelsat Communications and CANAL+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on EUTELSAT 7C to support the launch by CANAL+ of a premium DTH platform in Ethiopia.
Targeted fertilizer recommendations improve maize productivity in Ethiopia
25-07-2020 | 10:24:00
Soil degradation and nutrient depletion have been serious threats to agricultural productivity and food security in Ethiopia.
[Ethiopia] Emirates to resume Addis Ababa service from August 1
21-07-2020 | 16:45:00
Emirates will restore services to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from August 1. Other destinations include, Guangzhou (July 25), and Oslo (August 4), e
Radisson Hotel Group announces six new hotels in Africa
21-07-2020 | 14:22:57
Radisson Hotel Group has added six new hotels to its African portfolio, bringing the total to almost 100 hotels across 32 African markets.
French Development Agency provides €20m to support culture, agriculture sectors in Ethiopia
20-07-2020 | 11:56:00
The French Development Agency (AFD) has signed two grant agreements amounting to €20 million in support of the culture and agriculture sectors in Ethiopia.
Ethiopian resumes flights to Cameroon on special permit
20-07-2020 | 07:18:00
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline resumed its service to Duala and Yaoundé in Cameroon, with services being initially available three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Finland supports digitalisation of higher education in developing countries
14-07-2020 | 10:20:00
The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs has granted €11.2 million to 4-year higher education partnerships to develop the capacity of distance learning at higher education institutions.
Ethiopian Airlines announces resumption of regular services as lockdown eases
09-07-2020 | 06:48:00
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, is resuming service to Dubai further to the ending of the lock-down and its opening for leisure travelers
Food security at risk in Ethiopia as WFP faces funding crises
04-07-2020 | 06:37:00
A funding shortfall of $158 million this year is threatening millions of people in Ethiopia who depend on food and nutrition assistance for their very survival, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warns.
Two wheel tractors assist Zimbabwe and Ethiopia farmers grow yields and income
01-07-2020 | 09:38:00
Smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia have embraced small-scale mechanization thanks to an innovative CIMMYT-led project, which is now drawing to a close.
Ethiopian Airlines opens services to business and leisure customers
30-06-2020 | 07:08:00
Ethiopian Airlines has opened up its services to business and leisure travelers with programmes aimed at safeguarding their health and safety.
UNICEF, WFP partner to help fight malnutrition in Ethiopia
26-06-2020 | 07:44:00
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a three-year partnership in Ethiopia to support the Government in preventing acute malnutrition in children and mothers.
Dangote cement sustains 54,000 jobs in 4 African countries, study
22-06-2020 | 14:26:00
The President of Dangote Group said that despite the challenging economic situation in 2019, Dangote Cement was able to sustain 54,000 jobs in four African countries where the company has its operations.
Ethiopia invests in climate resilient green economy
18-06-2020 | 06:38:00
Ethiopia has taken the lead in the implementation of Climate-Resilient Green Economy to protect itself from the adverse effects of climate change.
[Ethiopia] Edible oil company Turaco receives $22 million funding for expansion
17-06-2020 | 15:14:00
Proparco and Ethos Mezzanine Partners have announced a $22 million investment into Turaco, a holding company managed by 54 Capital PE Advisors, which holds a portfolio of FMCG assets in Ethiopia.
African Development Bank gives $1.2 million for Ethiopia-Sudan railway study
11-06-2020 | 06:41:00
The African Development Bank has approved a $1.2 million grant to Ethiopia’s government to finance a feasibility study into a standard-gauge railway (SGR) link between Ethiopia and neighbouring Sudan.
AfDB invests $1.2 million in the Ethiopia-Sudan railway feasibility study
10-06-2020 | 06:39:00
AfDB's Board of Directors has approved a $1.2 million grant to Ethiopia's government to finance a feasibility study for construction of a standard-gauge railway (SGR) link between Ethiopia and neighbouring Sudan.
EU mobilises €3 million in emergency assistance for floods in East Africa
02-06-2020 | 07:24:00
The EU has mobilised €3 million in emergency assistance to countries in East Africa that have been hit by heavy rainfall over the past weeks, triggering devastating landslides and floods.
World Bank approves $63 million for Ethiopia to manage Desert Locust threat
22-05-2020 | 13:01:00
The World Bank approved a financing of $63 million ($31.5 million grant and $31.5 million credit) from the International Development Association to help Ethiopia prevent and respond to the threat to livelihoods posed by the desert locust outbreak.
AfDB welcomes $10 million Clean Technology Fund investment to diversify Ethiopia’s energy mix
11-05-2020 | 07:07:00
AfDB has welcomed a decision by CTF to extend a $10 million concessional senior loan for development of the 50 MW Tulu Moyo Geothermal Power Plant project in Ethiopia.
AfDB welcomes $10m Clean Technology Fund investment to diversify Ethiopia’s energy mix
08-05-2020 | 13:44:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has welcomed a decision by the Trust Fund Committee of the Clean Technology Fund to extend a $10 million concessional senior loan the 50 MW Tulu Moyo Geothermal Power Plant project in Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Airlines launches innovations to elevate cargo customers’ experience.
06-05-2020 | 05:14:00
Ethiopian Airlines has introduced a mobile app and chatbot-assisted shipment tracking service to elevate cargo customers’ experience.
Linking agriculture, rural electrification in Ethiopia could unlock $4 billion for national economy, RMI
29-04-2020 | 12:02:00
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) launched a new report that shows how electricity can unlock billions of dollars in new value across six agricultural processing or small business opportunities in some of Ethiopia’s most important crops.
Russian Federation donates $10 million to support fight Desert Locusts in East Africa
29-04-2020 | 07:06:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) received a donation of $10 million from the Russian Federation to support its operations in fighting against the Desert Locust outbreak in East Africa.
Falling visibility shows increase in African cities suffering major air pollution, study
24-04-2020 | 07:40:00
Falling visibility in three major African cities reveals air pollution has increased significantly over the last 45 years, leaving citizens facing further short-term increases in man-made pollution.
African Asset Finance Company receives $30 million from share offering to expand equipment leasing contracts in Africa
23-04-2020 | 15:09:00
African Asset Finance Company Inc. has announced the final close of a $30 million redeemable preferred share offering, led by Roha II LP. The financing was completed in two equal tranches.
Ethiopian finalizes distribution of Jack Ma’s 2nd round donation to Africa
23-04-2020 | 06:36:00
Ethiopian Airlines completed the flight and delivery of the second round shipments of life saving medical supplies to fight COVID-19 donated by Jack Ma to all African countries.
Ethiopian deploys advanced Pharma Wing in the global fight against COVID-19
22-04-2020 | 13:56:00
Ethiopian has been deploying its massive cargo capacity to facilitate the flow of essential cargo such as medical supplies wherever they are needed, in response to the growing demand for air cargo services following the spread of COVID- 19.
Ethiopia has made major strides in poverty reduction but disparities, inequality remain, World Bank
17-04-2020 | 06:11:00
Poverty reduction in Ethiopia continued despite adverse climatic conditions, with the share of the population below the national poverty line decreasing from 30% in 2010/11 to 24% in 2015/16, according to a new World Bank poverty assessment.
AfDB approves $1.5 million emergency grant to curb desert locusts ravaging East and Horn of Africa
03-04-2020 | 08:45:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a $1.5 million emergency relief grant to assist nine countries in the East and Horn of Africa on the control of swarms of desert locusts.