Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Accion Venture Lab Launches New Fund, Quadruples Capital for Inclusive Fintech Startups

Venture Lab leverages third-party investment capital for the first time to scale its innovative model supporting inclusive fintechs WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, global nonprofit Accion announced that its seed-stage investment initiative Accion Venture Lab is adding $33M to

UNISOC Supports Fast Commercial Availability of Android 10

SHANGHAI, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As a leading global supplier of mobile communications chipsets and IoT chipsets, UNISOC today announced that it has worked with Google to implement its next generation operating system, Android 10, on its smartphone mobile

Nestle announces the winners of the Sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge

Start-ups SHOPIT, EXPORTUNITY and WAKULIMA from South Africa, Benin and Tanzania respectively, emerged today the winners of the Nestleacute; Research and Development (Ramp;D) Sub-Saharan innovation challenge. Selected from among a highly competitive gr...

Ethiopia Condemns Heinous Act of Violence against Foreigners in SA

Addis Ababa Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned the heinous act of violence and looting of properties perpetrated against foreigners including Ethiopians in South Africa.The Ministry in a statement sent to ENA, We are encouraged by the statement...

Some 50 Million Voters Expected in 2020 Election

Addis Ababa The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) disclosed that about 50 million voters are expected to take part in the upcoming national election.Briefing journalists today, NEBE Chairperson Birtukan Mideksa said the board is preparing ...

Global Efforts Needed to Accelerate Digital Economy Benefits: UN Report Says

Addis Ababa Concerted global efforts are required to spread the rapidly expanding digital economy's gains to many people who currently reap little benefit from it, according to the first-ever United Nations Digital Economy Report 2019 released today...

Canada Pledges to Increase Investment, Trade Presence in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa The Government of Canada wants to increase investment and trade presence in Ethiopia alongside engagement in agriculture, Ambassador Antoine Chevrier said.In an exclusive interview with ENA, Canada's Ambassador to Ethiopia Antoine Chevri...

Planting Saplings Contribute Huge Potential to Tackle Climate Change Impacts

Addis Ababa Ethiopia's planting billions of saplings could fairly contribute in tackling impacts of climate change on the socio-economic life of the people, according to an official and expert.State Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Frehiwot...