ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia gearing up to transform education through technology

Ethiopia gearing up to transform education through technology

Microsoft and the Ministry of Education in Ethiopia are coming together to transform education, further innovation and develop employability. Read More

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MORE ETHIOPIA NEWS

Tuesday 23 Sep

Cyber Security Africa set for Ethiopia

SECURITY
The 2nd Annual Ethiopia Banking & ICT Summit will take place in November 21st, 2014 at Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.»
Thursday 14 Aug

Microsoft, UNDP partner to support Ethiopian entrepreneurs

BUSINESS
Microsoft has signed a collaborative agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under which Microsoft will provide training and mentorship services to 200,000 Ethiopian entrepreneurs.»
Thursday 10 Apr

MWH Global names Ethiopia Country Manager

DEVELOPMENT
MWH Global has hired Moghes Ayalew Mekonen as the country manager for its operations in Ethiopia. »
Tuesday 11 Mar

SatLink chosen as global TV distribution partner for Ethiopian TV agency

COMPUTING
SatLink Communications has been selected by the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) for the global distribution of its ETV news channel. »
Monday 20 Jan

AUC on education: leave no one behind

GOVERNMENT
ICTs, infrastructure and collaboration must be employed to ensure that no country is left behind in Africa’s efforts to improve education, delegates heard at an AU Commission education forum.»
Thursday 12 Dec

African Union marks Science and Technology week

COMPUTING
Science and Technology is key for Africa’s socio-economic advancement, says the African Union.»
Thursday 5 Dec

Ethio telecom moves to next phase of expansion

TELECOMS
Ethio telecom reports that it has concluded the task of telecoms vendor allocation and is now proceeding to implement its network expansion project.»
Tuesday 3 Dec

New Climate Innovation Centre in Ethiopia

INNOVATIONS
Ethiopia is set to reap the rewards of a new initiative to help local businesses develop and deploy climate friendly technologies that will create thousands of new green jobs. »
Friday 29 Nov

Ethiopia approves 3 new solar projects

GOVERNMENT
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) has approved a 300 Megawatt solar project in partnership with two US firms.»
Saturday 9 Nov

Kaberuka named African of the Year

BUSINESS
African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka has been named 2013 African of the Year.»
Saturday 14 Sep

Joint initiative to boost youth employment in Africa

GOVERNMENT
A Declaration of Intent on youth job creation has been signed at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.»
Monday 9 Sep

AUC launches AU Agenda 2063 website

GOVERNMENT
The African Union has officially launched the Agenda 2063 website, aiming to highlight a common vision for the African continent.»
Thursday 5 Sep

IBM develops plan to enhance Ethiopia’s trade and streamline governance

GOVERNMENT
IBM experts have recommended strategies for strengthening Ethiopia's livestock industry - the primary source of income for the majority of citizens - and making government more efficient.»
Sunday 1 Sep

African space working group meets on strategy

DEVELOPMENT
Africa’s Space Working Group has agreed on a draft African Space Policy and a framework for developing a draft Space Strategy.»
Tuesday 30 Jul

Ethiopia’s USD1.6bn mobile expansion programme set to begin

GOVERNMENT
The Ethiopian government is finalising its mobile infrastructure expansion deals with Huawei and ZTE.»
Wednesday 17 Jul

Ethiopia to stage regional Banking and ICT conference

BUSINESS
A major continent-wide conference on banking and ICT will be held in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa on 2 August.»

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