Category Archives: Business

Investing in Africa, a Land Full of Opportunities

Investing in Africa, a Land Full of Opportunities

The African continent is no longer the “Dark Continent” with deficits and gaps. Africa is shaping into its own with rising talent, creativity, opportunities, prospects, ventures and enormous opportunities. Investors like Hiruy Amanuel are already tapping into the expertise and doing big things on the continent. Hiruy Amanuel is an Ethiopian-American and the managing director… Read More…

Why Ethiopian Airlines Has Turned Paperless

Why the Ethiopian Airlines Has Turned Paperless

Paperless technology has revolutionized the efficiency of companies across the globe since its inception. In late 2017, The Ethiopian Airlines decided to join other companies that had adopted the trend and added paperless technology on its plate. The Ethiopian airline commands a large share of, the pan African passenger and cargo network. With an affinity… Read More…

Report Takes Behind the Scenes Look at Ethiopian Economic Growth

Report Takes Behind the Scenes Look at Ethiopian Economic Growth

A new report analyzing Ethiopia’s labor force shows that the country has made great progress in reducing unemployment and providing widespread education. However, more work must be done to sustain Ethiopia’s strong economic growth. The report, called “Ethiopia – an agrarian economy in transition,” was written by Yared Seid, Alemayehu Taffesse, and Seid Nuru Ali.… Read More…

The First Annual East Africa Finance Summit: What You Need to Know

The First Annual East Africa Finance Summit: What You Need to Know

The first annual East Africa Finance Summit (EAFS) wrapped up in Ethiopia in December 2016. Business, academic, public institution, and industry leaders gathered for two days to talk about the future of the financial sector in the region. By working collaboratively, rather than as individual countries trying to solve problems and promote growth alone, leaders… Read More…

This Is What the World Bank Says about the Ethiopian Economy

This Is What the World Bank Says about the Ethiopian Economy

Ethiopia is in the midst of one of the worst droughts in its history. In addition to the drought, Ethiopia is facing civil unrest that has resulted in protesters attacking factories and flower farms owned by foreign companies. Still, Ethiopia has kept its inflation rate under control, maintained a focus on growing its labor market,… Read More…

3 Powerful Initiatives That Are Helping Tigrayan Farmers

3 Powerful Initiatives That Are Helping Tigrayan Farmers

For years, Tigray’s primary economic driver has been agriculture, as the region’s people have made a living farming grain crops in its mountainous terrain. In recent decades, several factors have harmed Tigray’s agricultural industry, and in response government agencies and outside groups are working to bring aid to the people of Tigray and introduce new… Read More…

Why Gebeya Is the Best Choice for Improving Africa’s Tech Sector

Why Gebeya Is the Best Choice for Improving Africa’s Tech Sector

As entrepreneurs and philanthropists recognize the need for a more skilled technology workforce in Africa, several organizations have formed in response. New training schools in the Horn of Africa seek to provide Africans with vital technology skills that will enable them to secure good jobs. However, the motivations and outcomes of Africa’s technology training schools… Read More…