Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia appoints KPMG to advice on Ethio Telecom privatization

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has appointed a transaction adviser in the privatization process for state-run Ethio Telecom, and another adviser will be selected in coming weeks to oversee licensing in the... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

MTN Eyes Ethiopia Entry as Country Prepares to Open Market

MTN Group Ltd. has identified Ethiopia as a rare new market into which Africa’s largest wireless carrier wants to expand. “There are a few large markets that are under-penetrated and where there is... Read more »
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Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia and Kenya are struggling to manage debt for their Chinese-built railways

In the wake of the Belt and Road Initiative(BRI) Forum in Beijing six weeks ago, Ethiopia gained another Chinesedebt-concession. China’s second-largest African borrower and prominentBRI partner in infrastructure finance also received a... Read more »
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Ethiopia launches electronic investment guide

Addis Ababa, (FBC) –An electronic investment guide (iGuide) to Ethiopia was officially launched today at a ceremony held in Addis Ababa at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC). The web-based investment promotion... Read more »
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Indians Say They’re Being Held Hostage in Ethiopia Over Unpaid Wages

Bloomberg- India’s foreign ministry is investigating claims by expatriates in Ethiopia who say they are being held hostage by local staff that haven’t been paid after the financier Infrastructure Leasing & Financial... Read more »