24September2017

Enat Bank surpassed the first one Billion Birr deposit mark in its first year operation.This was disclosed by Meaza Ashenafi, the Bank’s Board of Directors Chairperson, during the Enat’s annual report on December 7, 2014.

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Djibouti said that it was constructing two new ports, on the lake of Goubet and the Gulf of Tadjura, with total investments of $125.7 million.

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Source: thisisafricaonline.com

Jake - Ethiopia manufacturing - smallBy JAKE BRIGHT

Ethiopia is bidding to become Africa's lead manufacturing hub, repositioning itself as an outsourcing alternative to countries such as China, where rising labour costs are driving margin conscious multinationals to look elsewhere.

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The third annual AWiB event to celebrate outstanding female Ethiopian leaders

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The Association of Women in Business (AWiB) hosted a press conference to showcase the upcoming 2014 Women of Excellence Annual Dinner and Gala. The press conference was held on October 7, 2014 at Saro-Maria Hotel and gathered participants from the private and government media organizations, AWiB leadership as well as the 2013 WOE Sara Mohammed - Owner & Managing Director of Next Design College and Next Modeling School.

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The United Nations declared 1976-1985 the Decade of Women, which created an international consensus on the importance of women’s political and social equality. The African Women’s Decade began in 2010. And in the United States, analysts have called 1992, 2012, and 2013 the Year of the Woman. For the last forty-plus years, since the student revolts of the ‘68 generation, media pundits, activists, and cultural savants have repeatedly announced that women have toppled male hegemony.

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Kaizen, the workplace philosophy that helped guide Japan's recovery from the ruins of defeat in World War Two, has reached the rural uplands of southern Ethiopia.

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When I think of gender and development practice, what immediately comes to mind are endless workshops, conferences, seminars, roundtables, policy briefings and media statements, addressed to the converted, semi-converted and pretenders.

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8 APRIL 2014

Aster Mamo, executive committee member of the Oromo People's Democratic Organization (OPDO),

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9 April 2014, Initially the prospect of developing a handbag line in Africa seemed daunting, but that became Afomia Tesfaye's motivation in creating FOMI.

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7 March 2014, Addis Ababa: Prominent women shared their experiences with students of the Addis Ababa University at a panel discussion organized at the Faculty of Business and Economics.

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AWiB would like to proudly acknowledge its partners for the year.

2015-2016