Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Tag: Diaspora

HelloSolar, BelCash to introduce solar home system 

With Ethiopia moving to a strategy which helps embrace the wisdom of solar energy within the country and play catch-up to successes achieved in neighboring nations such as Kenya and Rwanda; HelloSolar in partnership with BelCash – the mobile banking platform system – is set to introduce a pay-as-you-go system for the nation’s off-grid population with affordable solar home system.

Addressing diaspora trust fund issues

Many agree that the country’s current foreign currency crunch is in dire need of creative solutions as it has reached chronic level. In fact, it is critical now that the country is facing difficulty in importing lifesaving medication like insulin.

Experts urge gov’t to craft economic policy that aids returnees, migrants

Experts at the Forum for Social Studies (FSS), a not for profit and a non- governmental institution, called on the government to devise an economic policy that could substantially aid migrants and returnees from the Middle East and South Africa to engage in investments and become self-sufficient.

PM appoints Diaspora Trust Fund advisory council

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) on Thursday formed the Diaspora Trust Fund Advisory Council and has appointed 15 individuals including those once considered as strong critics of the government.

PM names DTF Advisory Council

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has decided to set up an Advisory Council composed of 15 members for the newly instituted Diaspora Trust Fund (DTF) in order to garner the maximum possible support from the diaspora as well as ensure accountability and transparency of the implementation.