Finance

Mastercard, Kifiya partner to launch first international remit to pay service for Africa

Mastercard and Kifiya Financial Technologies – digital financial service provider in Ethiopia – have partnered to introduce first of its kind consumer to business digital remittance payment platform focusing on Africa with the first roll out in Ethiopia. 

Manufacturing

Concerns over wages as Ethiopia introduces textiles industrial park

By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – Hawassa, Ethiopia– In summary:  Following the economic growth of Asian and Far East countries that resulted in an increase of wage of the employees, global textiles giants have been considering Africa as their next destination. Ethiopia has emerged as one of the countries in Africa showing great interest in hosting these companies with a […]

Politics

Red Cross distributes emergency aid to 35,000 people

Merima Musa is a mother of five children whose farm fields were in danger of lying empty. The family, already buffeted by the effects of both repeated poor rains and inter-communal clashes, had nothing to plant, but a donation of maize and sorghum seeds has the 55-year-old hopeful about an upcoming harvest. “Had it not been […]