Japan Backs Secondary School in Hadiya

Sep 27 , 2020

Japan has given a 123,153-dollar grant to Ethiopia for the construction of a secondary school in Hadiya Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities & People's Regional State. The new school, which is financed under the programme of Grassroots Human Security Projects, will be the construction of Lich GOOgo Secondary School in Kidigsa Kebele, Lemo Woreda. One school building will have four classrooms. The grant agreement was inked at the presence of the Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia, Matsunaga Daisuke, Habtamu Abebe (PhD), president of Wachemo University, and Ergogie Tesfaye (PhD), minister of Labor & Social Affairs. More than 400 projects have been implemented since the Grassroots Human Security Projects was introduced in 1989.


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...