AccorHotels signs deals to open three hotels in Ethiopia

AccorHotels signs deals to open three hotels in Ethiopia

Reuters February 16,2017 ADDIS ABABA, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Europe’s largest hotel group AccorHotels, will open three hotels in Ethiopia by 2021, becoming the latest international chain to tap into the growing business and tourism sectors in the country. Looking to counter subdued growth in Europe, AccorHotels and others have been expanding in emerging markets […]

Ethiopian Starts Services to Guinea, Conakry

Ethiopian Starts  Services to Guinea, Conakry

Ethiopian Airlines February 6,2016 Africa‚Äôs largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines has marked the commencement of its new services to Conakry, the capital of The Republic of Guinea, at a reception ceremony held on February 2, at Addis Ababa Bole Airport. The event has been graced by Mme. Sidibe Fatouma KABA, Guinea Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr. […]

Business : Ethiopian shoe designer hopes for repeat success with coffee

Business : Ethiopian shoe designer hopes for repeat success with coffee

by Bianca Britton CNN Money January 31,2017 Bethlehem Alemu’s shoes have been sold worldwide by Amazon (AMZN, Tech30), Urban Outfitters (URBN) and Whole Foods (WFM). When she started her business the Ethiopian accountant had much more modest ambitions. [adToAppearHere] “I wanted to do something that would give me job opportunities myself and the people around […]

Why are cars so expensive in Ethiopia?

Why are cars so expensive in Ethiopia?

By Emmanuel Igunza BBC Africa, Addis Ababa January 16,2017 Owning a car for many Ethiopians – even those with ready cash to spend in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies – remains a pipe dream. “I have been saving for nearly four years now, and I still can’t afford to buy even the cheapest vehicle […]