Association expects national ID to advance business services

Association expects national ID to advance business services

The Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (ECCSA) said Friday that the National ID Program will be helpful for the business community to get services pertaining to logistics and tax in an easy way. The National ID program will also be crucial in prevention of crimes and swift exchange of information, according to Engineer…

Safaricom Ethiopia rolls out phased network to Adama, Bahir Dar

Safaricom Ethiopia rolls out phased network to Adama, Bahir Dar

Safaricom Ethiopia has extended its large-scale customer pilot to Adama and Bahir Dar cities. This recent addition marks its 4th and 5th cities in Ethiopia to test Safaricom Ethiopia’s network, following Dire Dawa, Harer and Haramaya phased customer pilots in the last month. Customers in Bahir Dar and Adama cities will be able to purchase…

Commission plans to develop ten new tourism destinations in Oromia Region

Commission plans to develop ten new tourism destinations in Oromia Region

Ethiopia is a paradise for a tourist who loves history or dramatic landscapes: it has some of the best of both in the world. The nurturing Rift Valley is one of the cradles from which early humans spread from Africa into the rest of the world. Oromia region also have so many tourist attraction sites….

Ethio telecom, Agency sign partnership agreement to implement telebirr based service payments

Ethio telecom, Agency sign partnership agreement to implement telebirr based service payments

Ethio telecom and the Federal Documents Authentication and Registration Agency (DARA) signed a partnership agreement to enable the customers of the agency utilize the telebirr payment system to settle their service payments. The agreement was signed on Thursday at Sheraton Addis Hotel between Frehiwot Tamiru, CEO of Ethio Telecom and Muluken Amare, General Director of…

Safaricom Ethiopia commences second phased network rollout in Hareri

Safaricom Ethiopia commences second phased network rollout in Hareri

Safaricom Ethiopia Telecommunications PLC announced Thursday that it has rolled out a large-scale customer pilot of its network in Hareri region. Hareri region plays a vital role in phased city-by-city regional network roll-out and rigorous service tests building towards our national launch, Safaricom announced in a statement. “Hareri holds great historic relevance in Ethiopia, and…

Startup draft proclamation seeks to bolster tech companies

Startup draft proclamation seeks to bolster tech companies

A new draft Startup Business Proclamation is aiming to bolster technology companies. The draft proclamation has presented by Ayalneh Lemma, Legal Affairs Director at MInT on Tuesday during the stakeholders meeting on startups and innovation ecosystem at Capital Hotel. The draft has been going back and forth between MInT, the former Job Creation Commission, Ethiopian…

Ethiopia takes part in first global conference on vocational training in China

Ethiopia takes part in first global conference on vocational training in China

Ethiopia has participated in the first World Vocational and Technical Education Development Conference held in the northern coastal city of Tianjin in China. The conference was held with the theme of “Vocational and Technical Education Development in the Post Pandemic Era-New Changes, New Ways and New Skills” from August 18–20, 2022. Opening the conference with…

Dashen Bank implements IBM Cloud Pak technology

Dashen Bank implements IBM Cloud Pak technology

Dashen Bank Share Company, one of the most profitable private banks in Ethiopia, said Thursday that it has implemented the first of its kind IBM Cloud Pak technology. Dashen Bank is pioneering the industry in terms of importing state-of-the-art technologies to serve customers, Asfaw Alemu, CEO of Dashen said during tech launching program. The program…