Archive for the ‘Ethiopia’ category

Unpacking Power Africa: A good opportunity for the private sector?

How we made it in Africa talks to OPIC about the nitty-gritty of the Power Africa initiative.

Which African cities will offer the best opportunities in the coming years?

PwC says investors should look beyond Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg.

African agriculture needs young entrepreneurs

Young men and women from the countryside do not want to stay and work in the agriculture sector.

East African oil and gas discoveries could kick-start economic transformation

Standard Bank expects East African oil and gas discoveries to fundamentally transform the region’s economies.

Epson: SMEs driving printer sales in East Africa

Japanese electronics manufacturer Epson is expecting growth in demand for printers in East Africa due to a surge in private sector activity.

Trouble of doing business in Ethiopia worth the rewards, says investor

Investor shares his experience of doing business in Ethiopia.

Drinks manufacturers set sights firmly on Ethiopia

To meet demand, a glass bottle manufacturing plant is being set up in Ethiopia.

Celebrated Ethiopian entrepreneur behind soleRebels reveals her next big idea

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu launches online business, Republic of Leather.

East Africa over the next 20 years? Expert shares his thoughts

East Africa’s star has been shining bright, but what does the future hold for the region?

Oil and mining to be the backbone of East Africa’s economic growth

Oil, gas and mining developments could have positive spill-over effects for the rest of the economy.

Ethiopians hope startups turn into business success

Youth entrepreneurship is big in East Africa, but relatively new to Ethiopia.

South Africa dominates ranking of continent’s top airports

South Africa may no longer be Africa’s biggest economy but its airports are still the best in the continent.

Ethiopia – cracking the local code

Anna Rosenberg shares her insights on business potential in Ethiopia.

Africa flies on a wing and a prayer

Air transport reforms are needed to unlock the industry’s full potential across the continent.

Light at the end of the tunnel

Africa’s promising power sector is generating interest in renewable sources.