National Aviation Hires 16 Kenyans

Aug 24 , 2019

National Aviation College, a sister company of National Airways, hired 16 professors from Kenya who will be teaching international trade and economics, strategic management, risk and insurance, banking and finance. The aviation college believes that the country has a shortage of professionals in these sectors and the courses are not given much consideration in the aviation industry. “Ethiopia is a landlocked country, so we should have to work hard on the aviation industry,” said Abera Lemi, CEO of the College. National Aviation College is working with International Aviation Transport Association and a UK based Institution of Commerce Management to train better professionals on aviation, hospitality and travel, according to Abera. The College also graduated its sixth batch of trainees in travel and truism, cabin crew, flight operation, hotel and catering supervision, ticketing and reservation on August 24, 2019.


Abyssinia Bank Taps to Digital Loan Solution

The Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) is moving forward to provide banking solutions facilitating microloans. The Bank has hired an Indian-based tech vendor Newgen Software Company, that bagged the international bid on December 22, 2022. Over 10 companies have shown interest in the bid floated by the bank four months ago. The solution provider has committed to completing the project in six months with Yonas Daniel, regional manager for Newgen, and Menbereselassie Gebrekidan, procurement director at Aby...



Bank of Abyssinia rolls out banking services on a truck around Meskel square in the capital. With less than half of Ethiopian adults having access to bank accounts, financial inclusion is a major issue. The central bank revealed in August 2022 that 8,944 commercial bank branches exist in the country. The 30 commercial banks currently in operation offer credit services to less than 400,000 customers charging an average of 17pc interest on asset-backed loans...



Left) Elias Woldu and Mesnbet Shinkute sign a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Ethio-American and Addis Abeba Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Association, respectively. Some estimates put the number of Ethiopian diaspora living abroad at over two million people, larger than the population of several small nations. Continued economic and political deprivation has forced many to leave the country for better opportunities. While migration to other countries is still high, the number...