Ousmane Dione

Ethiopia agrees to open up mobile money services to competition

Safaricom Ethiopia granted licence to operate M-Pesa mobile money services.
Michael Malakata
May 13, 2021

World Bank to invest US$200m in Ethiopia’s telecommunications

Financial institution calls for government to open industry up to competition.
Apr 26, 2021

Ethio Telecom launches TeleBirr mobile money service

Telco makes move to consolidate market dominance ahead of entry of new operators.
Mar 8, 2021

Ethiopia to implement US$200m digital project

Five-year project will create incentives for private operators to develop cell phone towers and provide mobile broadband coverage, among other objectives.