Construction of $300m Health Centre Set to Begin

Apr 10 , 2021

The construction of a multi-facility healthcare centre near the Gerji area with the capacity of admitting up to 1,100 patients at a time is underway. Senior government officials, including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), launched the Roha Medical Campus during a ceremony last Saturday. Promoters of the project plan to raise 300 million dollars to see through its completion when construction is completed in five years. The centre will have five separate hospitals and provide advanced medical and surgical specialties, including organ transplant procedures. Roha Group Inc is a US-based investment firm with an extensive portfolio in Ethiopia. Roha also owns Ethio Lease, an equipment-leasing company, and Raxio Data Centre, which launched construction at the Addis Abeba ICT Park earlier this year.


Addis Chamber Embarks on Leadership Forum

A leadership forum where prominent executives will share their experiences in the business environment is organised by the Addis Abeba Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Association (Addis Chamber) and SAK Training & Consultancy Firm. Headlining Arega Yirdaw (PhD), president of Unity University, who is expected to address the fortunes and adversities of the leadership ecosystem and share insights into his cascade of experiences, the first round is expected to set off at the Inter-luxury H...


Wegagen Bank Launches its Mobile App

Embracing the digital realm, Wegagen Bank officially launched its mobile banking application last week. The App was inaugurated in Dire Dewa City, with Yehwalashet Zewdu, vice president of the Bank Enterprise Services, showcasing its service that provides secure and seamless financial services. According to Yehwalashet, Wegagen Mobile meets the evolving needs of its clientele in Amharic, English, Afan Oromo, Tigrigna and Somali languages. Incorporated in 1997, Wegagen Bank has grown to become...


Zemen Bank Joins IFC's Trade Finance Program with $30m Boost

Zemen Bank has secured a 30 million dollar trade finance guarantee from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to boost the trade finance operations. A member of the World Bank Group, IFC has welcomed Zemen as the newest member of its Global Trade Finance Program aimed at supporting exports and imports. Signed by Dereje Zenebe, president of Zemen Bank and Madalo Minofu, country manager of IFC, the trade financing is part of the one-billion-dollar Africa Trade & Supply Chain Finance P...