Magazine Edition

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Recognizing Legends

Abyssinia Business Network /ABN/ Special Edition 2020 “You Deserve!” Ali Abdela Keifa / Ali Tango / Gone are those days when we used to go to music shops to buy newly released music albums recorded by very few music recorders mainly based in the capital Addis Ababa. The most popular […]

Nisir Microfinance: Gaining Momentum

By Aklile Tsige /ABN/ The World Bank estimates that more than 500 million people have directly or indirectly benefited from microfinance-related operations. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the larger World Bank Group, estimates that, as of 2014, more than 130 million people have directly benefited from microfinance-related operations. However, these operations are only […]

Unlocking Free Trade Area

By Teshome Fantahun /ABN/ The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a free trade area, outlined in the AfricanContinentalFreeTradeAgreement among 54 of the 55 AfricanUnion nations.[2] The free–tradearea is the largest in the world in terms of participating countries since the formation of the World Trade Organization.The agreement was […]

Africa: Upcoming Mobile Market

Abyssinia Business Network /ABN/ Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for its enormous growth opportunities. 2019 is undeniably the year to prioritize investments in Africa’s mobile market, to leverage this monetary opportunity. According to a Mobile Report for Africa released by Jumia, […]

Nokia to revolutionize Technology

Abyssinia Business Network /ABN/ The renowned Finnish multinational telecommunication, information technology, Nokia Corporation, and Consumer Electronics Company signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopia’s top Technology Institutes. The Company signed the MoU with the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU) and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAiT) to partner […]

Solar: Ethiopia’s Future Energy

By Samuel Tekleyesus /ABN/ Ethiopia has an abundance of potential renewable energy sources that, if pursued, could significantly change the nature of Ethiopia’s current energy sector which heavily depends on the use of traditional sources towards a future of countrywide electrification. Ethiopia’s Growth and transformation Plan (GTP)considers renewable energy as […]