Largest ICT Village Comes to Bahir Dar


The Ministry of Science & Technology announced plans to establish Ethiopia’s largest ICT village in Bahir Dar, Amhara Regional State. To establish the site, the ministry expects to hold a…


Italy Gives €500,000 to Guji, Gedeo

Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation have extended half a million euros in financial assistance to displaced families in Guji and…


Web Gemstone Halts Operations

Web Gemstone Mining Plc, a member of the British Gemfields Group Company, has announced the halt of operations in Ethiopia amid local violence. Last month vandals destroyed the company’s property,…


Oromia Savings Disburses 6.7b Br in Loans

Oromia Credit & Saving S.C. has disbursed 6.7 billion Br in loans during the last fiscal year, reaching 70pc of its target. The company has disbursed the loans to 760,000…


United Bank, Ethiopian Cement E-payment System

United Bank and Ethiopian Airlines have launched an upgraded e-commerce payment system for e-ticket sales. The system was upgraded by United Bank’s internal ICT department. The bank has updated features…


Dashen Joins WorldRemit Network

WorldRemit, a digital money transfer service, has partnered with Dashen Bank to provide instant-money transfer services throughout Ethiopia. The partnership is expected to enable the Ethiopian diaspora to transfer money…


Stylised Garbage Wagon

Garbage collectors ferry off trash early in the morning. Their wagon is self-stylised. It employs stickers depicting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), as is the trend all over Addis Abeba…


Trashcans Trashed

Five trash cans that used to be fixed to posts for use by the public are lying discarded in a grassy area by a street near Mebrat Haile Condominium. Left…


Clean Cookstoves

Tsegaye Nega (Prof.) (right), Fulbright Scholar at Addis Abeba University, and Deborah S. Gross, professor of chemistry at Carleton College, showcase cookstoves that can reduce by over 95pc and 90pc…


Advisory Council for Diaspora Fund Goes Live

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has formed an advisory council for the newly established Diaspora Trust Fund, a fund to be dedicated for development and social projects in Ethiopia. Chaired…


Electric Tariff May Rise

The Ministry of Water, Irrigation & Electricity has tabled a bill that will raise the electricity tariff four fold. The tariff increase comes after 13 years with no increases, The…


Ethiopia Improves Ranking on Sustainable Assessment

A recent report released by Boston Consulting Group pointed out that Ethiopia has improved its ranking eight places by enhancing the well-being of its citizens. The country tended to post…


Export Misses Target Again

Ethiopia earned 2.83 billion dollars from exports during the last fiscal year, which only met 54.1pc of the government’s performance target. The government had targeted 5.23 billion dollars to be…


Stoves Fight Pollution, Save Fuel, Improve Health

The United States Embassy in Addis Abeba and the Fulbright Scholar Tsegaye Nega (Prof.) have introduced cook stoves that eliminate indoor air pollution and reduce fuel consumption. The stoves can…


UAE, Ethiopia Agree on Addis Asab Oil Pipeline

Ethiopia and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to build an oil pipeline linking the Port of Assab in Eritrea with Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) and…


UK Extends Hand for Jobs, Taxes

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development has pledged 115 million pounds to two Ethiopian government programmes – Jobs Compact and Tax Systems Transformations. The agreement was signed on August…




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