LEBAWI INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY is partnering with noted international entrepreneurs Noah Samara and KassyKebede and is to transition into a profitmaking enterprise as a strategic move to become self-sufficient.
Abay Bank and WorldRemit are forging a relationship to help facilitate the transfer of funds from the growing Ethiopian Diaspora communities via its digital online low-cost money transfer service. This is its seventh partnership with local banks; including the state-owned Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE).
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.
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 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.
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.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) will not be addressing the gathering of thousands at the North American Soccer Federation to be held in Dallas, Texas this July after all. The Federation made its decision “after days of deliberation”. This was made despite having the Federation appeal to its members through social media and getting an overwhelming support (65 percent) for the right of the PM to address the gathering.
Amaresh Tesfamariam, an Ethiopian born Canadian citizen, is emerging as one of a dozen victims of Canada’s deadliest vehicle ramming attack at the intersection of the busy Yonge and Finch intersection.