Ethiopia

  • Africa unveils its first ever ‘smart parking’ system in Ethiopia

    Africa has unveiled it's first-ever 'smart parking' system' in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa in an effort to reduce urban congestion and parking problems in the city. The innovative project cost around $2.2 million to construct - and it is hoped the 'smart parking' system can finally resolve the issues around mobility in a city notorious for its traffic jams. However, Addis Ababa's motorists are plagued even more by the fact the city has insufficient parking facilities.

  • Ethiopia to build a $3bn technology city

    In Ethiopia, a project of about $3 billion is being prepared to create a technology city called "the real Wakanda" in partnership with Hub City Live. This technologically advanced city will be located in Bahir Dar, in the federal state of Amhara and the project should be completed in eight to ten years.

  • Ethiopian PM looks to deepen cooperation with Huawei in driving ICT growth

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn looked to collaborate with Huawei to build the ICT industry in Ethiopia during his meeting with the company's chairwoman, Sun Yafang, in Beijing on May 13.