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Innovation week concludes bolstering tech friendly society

With hundreds of innovators in attendance, the weeklong African Innovation Week (AIW) 2019 will conclude this afternoon inside the headquarters of the African Union (AU). Organized by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology (MiNT), the African Union Commission and the Oslo International Hub – the event highlighted Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship, AgriTech, Smart Cities, ShelterTech and Circular Energy, HealthTech and Travel and Investment.

New company joins taxi hailing business

El-Taxi Trading has become the latest company to enter the taxi hailing app business in which taxi owners’ associations are members along with the management of the company. It has been four months since the establishment of the company.

ICT EXPO to feature B2B, prizes, debates

The latest edition of Innovate Ethiopia – ICT EXPO Ethiopia 2019 - is set to be launched with hundreds of delegates descending onto the capital to participate in the event starting on June 6, 2019.

Company plans cable train for Ethiopia

Sky Way Investment Group (SWIG) has pitched its ideas of a commercial cable train in Ethiopia – a globally new technology which is said to be less space consuming than the traditional railway construction.

54 Capital partners with MiNT

54 Capital Group, the African-focused asset management company, which is headquartered in Dubai and London with a growing interest in Ethiopia, has donated six million birr to facilitate innovation and technology startups and development.

FinTech players gather in Addis Ababa

The second edition of Finnovation Ethiopia has brought together some 200 financial technological innovators and disruptors at the Radisson Blu hotel in Addis Ababa on March 11, 2019.

The gathering of FinTech players in Addis Ababa this year is part of the Fintech Africa Series which regularly gathers stakeholders and influencers in the African Fintech environment ranging from start-ups to key markets across Africa and the globe.

Only local Lift maker under pressure

After 45 years in the business, Dan Lift Technology Company, probably the only native lift-maker in the continent is said to be under tremendous pressures as adversities made it difficult for the company to carry on its previous level of operations.

Family Milk Introduces First Ever UHT Milk in Ethiopia

Family Milk, a leading dairy producer within Ethiopia is expanding its partnership with SGI Frontier Capital – an international private equity fund – to help expand its operations and introduce a new pioneering technology to the country.