Abiy Ahmed
2:00
Jun 9, 2021

Kenyatta urges Ethiopia to reconsider stance on mobile money services

Kenya’s President urges authorities to allow foreign service providers to bolster local market competition.
1:20
May 17, 2021

Ethiopia backtracks on decision to restrict mobile money services

Government said it has forgone US$500m by preventing foreign operators from rolling out services.
6:20

Digitalisation, COVID-19 dominates African Finance Ministers conference

Conference has opened in Addis Ababa under the theme “Africa’s sustainable industrialisation and diversification in the digital era in the context of COVID-19.”
2:40

US$800m in funding behind Ethiopia telco licence, Liquid datacentre drive

US-based Development Finance Corporation backs consortium bid for license and Liquid’s datacentre ambitions.
1:50
Nov 4, 2020

Ethiopia: new operators to be unveiled in a matter of days

Industry regulator reserves frequencies, sets coverage targets for market entrants.
1:50
Mar 10, 2020

Ethiopia’s internet shutdown triggers response

Human Rights Watch lobbies the country’s authorities over two-month long shutdown of communications, online services.
4:40
Mar 8, 2019

Ethiopia leverages infrastructure-led investment

Country's ICT sector grew by 7%, according to latest statistics from IDC.
1:00
Aug 13, 2018

Ethiopia edges closer to privatise Ethio Telecom

Prime Minister establishes advisory council to oversee process.
1:10

Ethio Telecom introduces new CEO

New executive to confirm her plans for the company in the coming week.