Aleph hospitality managed hotel Ramada by Wyndham re-opens in Addis Ababa

ETHIOPIA – Aleph Hospitality, Dubai-based independent hotel management company, has reopened the Ramada by Wyndham Addis, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia took over the management of earlier this year and partially closed it due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The hotel has  re-opened with a complete set of measures to protect the safety and wellbeing of its guests featuring best in class health and hygiene protocols in line with the guidelines and regulations of the World Health Organization and local health authorities. “We’re honoured to have been awarded the management contract for…

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Africa Re disburses US$3.3m to assist stakeholders in COVID-19 Pandemic fight

AFRICA – The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re), the premier reinsurance group in Africa, has announced the disbursement of the sum of US$3.3 million to assist stakeholders in the ongoing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in the continent. This assistance will be managed by the Africa Re Foundation, an independent institution, set up to handle the corporate social responsibility projects of the Africa Re Group. This support will be channelled to various government and private institutions at the forefront of the fight against the pandemic for awareness campaigns, preventive measures,…

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Nokia partners Ethiopian universities to train students on latest technology

ETHIOPIA – Nokia, Finnish multinational telecommunications, information technology and consumer electronics company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two leading universities in Ethiopia to promote digital skills and innovation. According to CNBC, Nokia will collaborate and provide high-level technical skills to students of Addis Ababa Science and Technology University and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology in line with rapidly changing market needs. As part of the agreement, Nokia will work with the two universities to provide tailored training and coaching programs and share the latest technical and business…

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SWVL Plans to expand its services to other cities in Africa

AFRICA – SWVL, Egyptian start-up app-based shuttle service. plans to focus its expansion to other cities in Africa, including Lagos and Johannesburg, reports Kenyan Wall Street. The bus hailing company will use Nairobi as a launchpad to extend to other cities in Africa. This will allow the company to provide reliable, convenient, and affordable public transport across the continent. SWVL plans to launch base in Lagos before the end of the year. Later, the bus-hailing app will reach other cities like Johannesburg, Abidjan, Dar es Salaam, and Addis Ababa. In…

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