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Hyundai Opens First East African Assembly Plant in Ethiopia

REUTERS: South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co opened a 10,000-a-year vehicle capacity assembly plant in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Thursday, its first factory in East Africa. While second-hand vehicles dominate sales... Read more »
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Ethiopian Airlines opens Skylight hotel complex, expanded Addis airport

Ethiopian Airlines on Wednesday (January 23) inaugurated the expanded Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and a hotel complex funded by the air operator. Describing the airport as Africa’s biggest gateway to the... Read more »
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Ethiopia opens plant to turn waste into energy

AFP – Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated a power plant which converts waste into energy, next to a filthy open-air dump in Addis Ababa where a landslide last year killed more than 110... Read more »
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Ethiopia opens airline and telecoms to private, international investors

NAIROBI, Kenya—Ethiopia said it plans to sell stakes in some of the country’s most-prized assets after decades of state control, including telecommunications company Ethio Telecom and booming Ethiopian Airlines, liberalizing one of... Read more »
Ethiopia Opens Telecoms Sector to Limited Competition

Ethiopia Opens Telecoms Sector to Limited Competition

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s state-run telecoms monopoly has agreed to allow some local firms to provide internet services through its infrastructure, a move seen as spurring competition and expanding the data market,... Read more »