The Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MinT) has launched a new software that services the Planning and Development Commission to effectively evaluate and monitor key development goals of the country.
A local tech firm, BT Net Technology PLC, has launched the first-ever support platform for crowd-funding in Ethiopia. An online platform dubbed ‘Degafi’ is designed to enable individuals, charities and start-ups, publicly raise funds for their projects.
Facebook is teaming up with the Government of Ethiopia to help inform millions of Ethiopians with what it says will be “valid and up to date information on COVID–19.” To that end, there is to be a WhatsApp Business API that will be used as a hotline with an online “chatbot”.
Owned by Ethiopian-American entrepreneurs, Apposit LLC, a local technology company known to build innovative software’s, has been bought by Paga (Pagatech limited) – a Nigerian based company known to provide an electronic payment system to Nigeria.