The ICT Center of Excellence and the Ministry of Communication and Technology launched the annual ICT Ethiopia competition on Thursday May 30, 2013 at Hilton Hotel.
"We are pleased to launch this competition, which we believe will help us achieve our goal of positioning the country at the forefront of development in ICT" Debretsion Gebremichael.
The innovation competition is open to individuals, students, start-ups, and small and medium enterprises. The competition will also have a women-only category sponsored by MTN Ethiopia, in addition to the category which is open to all.
The competition will award 200,000 Ethiopian birr a prize money of for each individual winner in November 2013.