Safaricom Ethiopia to use locally manufactured telecom towers

Safaricom Ethiopia anticipates that the new towers will allow it to increase its network quality and user base, which now stands at 4.4 million.
Nixon Kanali
Apr 25, 2024

Safaricom Ethiopia CEO: ‘Digital is crucial to country’s prosperity’

Wim Vanhelleputte ranks digital transformation as Ethiopia's top national objective and identifies key addressable issues to achieve the goal.
Apr 22, 2024

Africa urged to invest in science, tech to build a prosperous future

These observations were shared by African leaders, delegates, and experts during the beginning of a two-day science, tech, and Innovation forum.
Apr 18, 2024

Post-war Ethiopia prioritises ICT infrastructure renewal

The destruction of technology systems caused major interruptions in the healthcare, preventing the timely reporting of crucial data.
Mar 20, 2024

Ethiopia’s Coopbank launches new apps with Temenos

The company said this will deliver a modern digital experience for conventional and Islamic banking with improved personalisation for more than 12 million customers.
Feb 26, 2024

Safaricom bets big on Ethiopia’s digital future

The telco says it is focusing on scaling operations for the country.
Feb 13, 2024

WHO taps into Africa's flourishing mobile money space

WHO is one of the worldwide organisations moving away from the inconvenient and risky habit of paying wages in cash.

Is Ethiopia Africa’s sleeping fintech giant?

Is Ethiopia the next great tech investment destination? Yohannes Tsehai, country manager at Onafriq Ethiopia, says yes.
Dec 7, 2023

M-Pesa, Chapa form an alliance targeting Ethiopian merchants

Through the agreement announced yesterday, merchants using Chapa’s payment gateway system can receive payments from Safaricom M-Pesa customers.
Nov 29, 2023

Ethiopian fintechs, bank partner to offer digital lending service

This new collaboration with Ezra illustrates both firms' shared commitment to offering inclusive services that benefit financially underserved areas, says the companies.
Nov 16, 2023

Ethiopia begins large-scale digital ID rollout

The Prime Minister's Office's National Identification Programme will produce these IDs within three years, including for migrant returnees, internally displaced people, and other vulnerable groups.
Sep 13, 2023

Liquid launches two cross-border fibre routes

The company says this development will allow for increased efficiency and stable regional connectivity.
Sep 6, 2023

Opera offers 1.5GB monthly to Safaricom users in Ethiopia

The campaign will enable Opera users to access up to 50 MB of free browsing every day when using Opera Mini or Opera for Android on the Safaricom network.