Ethiopia opens telecoms to investors while Nigerian entrepreneur invent smart book [Business Africa]

Nigerian entrepreneur invent smart book The dire state of Nigeria’s education sector has presented an opportunity for entrepreneurs like Chizaram Ucheaga, the co-founder of Mavis Computel, to step in with the innovative... Read more »

Ethiopia is now Africa’s fastest growing economy

Ethiopia’s economy is predicted to grow by 8.5% this year. The figures signal continued economic expansion following a long period of impressive growth. In the last decade, Ethiopia has averaged around 10%... Read more »

Nigeria school food scheme revolutionising education | Food

Abeokuta, Nigeria – Dozens of children cheer at the Baptist Nursery and Primary School compound in Bode-Ijaiye suburb of Abeokuta city, the capital of Ogun state, as their friends try to outpace each other on a 100-metre dash... Read more »

My family members, friends in Ethiopia now wear Nigerian dresses because of me —Ethiopian Airlines boss confesses

Pretty and delectable Firiehiwot Mekonnen is the General Manager of Ethiopia Airlines in Nigeria.Before rising to her new position, the mother of one was head of traffic and sales in Abuja. Firiehiwot... Read more »

Parley between Nigerian, Ethiopian journalists holds in Abuja

Nigerian journalists on Monday evening hosted a delegation of Ethiopian journalists who are in the country for a programme tagged “Uniting African Journalists.” The U.S. Embassy in Abuja Nigeria and Addis Ababa,... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines bid offer to take charge of Nigerian carrier Arik Air

An Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner jet. The company has enjoyed rapid growth in recent years. Ethiopian Airlines has submitted a formal offer to take charge of troubled carrier Arik Air, which accounts for... Read more »

Ethiopia topped African consumers of Dangote cement in first half of 2016

Ethiopia led Africa in the consumption of cement manufactured by the Dangote Group according to unaudited results of the company for the period spanning January to June 2017. The East African giant... Read more »

Airlines losing traffic to Ethiopia on price, connectivity

International and domestic airlines operating in Nigeria are gradually losing passenger traffic to Ethiopian Airlines over the East African carrier’s relatively cheaper fares, easy connectivity and most recently, concerted efforts by the... Read more »

Nigerians Express Resentment over Confiscation of Valuables in Ethiopia

July 10, 2017 – Nigerians express resentment over the confiscation of citizens’ properties at Ethiopian airports, according to Nigeria Today. The issue of confiscation of valuables, including foreign exchange of Nigerians in transit... Read more »

Dangote May Quit Ethiopia Over Mining Dispute

Dagote Cement Inauguration in Ethiopia . Seen here are Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Aliko Dangote, Bloomberg – Dangote Cement Plc, controlled by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said it may... Read more »