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Ethiopian Diaspora Send 1.4 Bn in Remittance in 5 Months

ethiopian-diaspora-agencyThe Ethiopian diaspora has sent $1.4 billion to the country in five months alone, Selamawit Dawit, Director-General of the Ethiopian Diaspora Agency announced.  “We have done a lot of works in terms of promoting legal means and mobilizing legal means for the Diaspora to use it and to have the best possible performance on remittances,” she said.

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NISK Capital Eyes Ethiopian Market

nisk-amb-meles-meetingNISK Capital disclosed that it is interested in operating in Ethiopia. Irene Ndikumwenayo, the East Africa Bureau head of the Washington-based financial institute with operations in Kenya and other African countries, said there is "ample opportunity" for his NISK Capital in Ethiopia.

Mr. Ndikumwenayo made the remark after conferring with Meles Alem, Ethiopia's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Kenya.

During their meeting, Ambassador Meles has briefed Mr. Dukumunayo on the ongoing economic reforms of Ethiopia, and how his company stands to benefit from these.

Irene Duquinium, for his part, said there is ample opportunity for NISK Capital to venture into Ethiopia.

NISK Capital is a boutique investment banking and advisory firm providing end-to-end services to Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) across the East African Community (EAC).

Source (Including Image): Ethiopian Embassy in Kenya - Facebook and NISK's website


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Construction of Ethiopia's Dilla Industrial Park Completed

ipdcThe construction of Dilla Industrial Park, constructed with over 400 million and resting on 20 hectares, located in Ethiopia's Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region, is now complete, the region's Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) office disclosed. The other industrial park set to be opened in the region, Yirgachefe Industrial Park, is also nearing completion, it was disclosed.

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