Airbus forecasts 1,100 new aircraft deliveries to airlines in Africa by 2040

Airbus forecasts 1,100 new aircraft deliveries to airlines in Africa by 2040

African airlines will require 1,100 new passenger and freight aircraft deliveries by 2040, according to the 2021 Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF). This will bring the total fleet to 1,440 from a 2019 fleet baseline of 680 aircraft. During this period, the fleet in the region will transition to new generation types such as the…

Dashen Bank, National ID program partner to equip customers with digital ID

Dashen Bank, National ID program partner to equip customers with digital ID

Dashen Bank and National ID Program of Ethiopia signed an agreement on Friday to enable customers of the bank to get a digital ID. The agreement program on Friday was held at the headquarters of Dashen Bank. Asfaw Alemu, CEO of Dashen Bank said, “The absence of digital ID has retarded the growth of the…

Seven national organizations sign exclusive business partnership agreement with Ethio Telecom to distribute products, services

Seven national organizations sign exclusive business partnership agreement with Ethio Telecom to distribute products, services

Ethio Telecom has signed a business partnership agreement on Friday with seven national distributors which will exclusively distribute telecom products and services for the customers. Based on the signed agreement, these national distributors would exclusively engage in business areas such as telebirr services, mobile airtime top up, new SIM card sales, SIM card replacement services,…

ID Ethiopia, Safaricom PLC agree to work on national ID program

ID Ethiopia, Safaricom PLC agree to work on national ID program

ID Ethiopia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia PLC to partner in the digitalization of the National ID program. The MoU discusses the setup of joint pilots for registration and eKYC integration. eKYC process includes ID card verification, face verification, document verification such as utility bills as proof of address,…