Fintech Shega Weekly

Shega Weekly – EthSwitch Announces POS Interoperability And More

As Ethiopian New Year starts, we brought you the major stories from end of last week that are worth reading.


ECA Receives 12 Expression of Interest For Telecom License in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Communications Authority officially announced that it received 12 submissions, of which 9 are telecom operators and 2 are

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Axian Telecom Submits Expression of Interest For Licenses in Ethiopia

Press Releases   ,AXIAN TELECOM, the Telecom giant behind Africa’s fastest internet services submits expression Of interest for licences in

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ZayRide Joins Google For Startups Accelerator

ZayRide, Ethiopia based ride hailing startup, joins Google for Startups Accelerator Africa 2020 class. Google for Startups Accelerator ( formerly


Safaricom Submits Expression of Interest For A Teleco License in Ethiopia

Safaricom, A Kenyan telecommunication giant, has submitted expression of Interest for one of the two telecommunications licenses in Ethiopia according

Ecommerce News Startup

Mastercard Foundation and Kifiya To Support 11 SMEs On Repurposing Production And Selling Online

Mastercard Foundation to support a group of 11 SMEs to repurpose there production to personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturing via


ICT Advisory Firm Releases Ethiopia Digital Transformation Report

HIP Consult, a prominent emerging market digital infrastructure and services consultancy, has announced the release of a 100-page report on

HealthTech News

A Jimma Based Ethiopian Startup is Developing A UVC Room Sterilizer To Prevent The Spread of COVID

Simbona Africa, a startup based out of Jimma is manufacturing a locally assembled UVC room sterilizer which was awarded a


Microsoft 4Afrika Launches Virtual SkillsLab in Ethiopia

Microsoft 4Afrika Launches Virtual SkillsLab in Ethiopia in Partnership with Gebeya and Technology and Innovation Institute Gebeya, a Pan-African Ed


Villgro Kenya Awards $150K to 12 Startups Fighting COVID-19 in Africa Including An Ethiopian Startup

Villgro Kenya has awarded $150K in grant to 12 innovative startups from East Africa with technologies and innovations that could