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Huawei expands support

Huawei Technologies is expanding its support to Ethiopia to aid in the country’s capability to fight the COVID-19 with a slew of medical donations and technological support.

Ethiopia partners Facebook

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”.

Nigerian firm buys local tech company

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.

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.