Ethiopia is facing a growing number of cyber attacks in recent months, according to Information Network Security Agency (INSA).

INSA, which is one of the several wings of the national defense forces, is mandated to protect the cyber sphere of the nation. The agency states that it has been deterring cyber attacks aimed at different interests of the nation since its establishment in 2006/07.

Monday, 01 April 2013 08:22
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Kifiya Financial Technology PLC, the company behind the unified billing system project, is set to make close to 2 billion birr revenue in three and half years, the expected life span of the first phase of the project. The company announced on January 17 that preparation has been finalized to commence operation next month. The project is implemented by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), the three utility companies: Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, ethio telecom and Addis Ababa Water and Sewage Authority, and Kifiya Financial Technology PLC.

Thursday, 21 February 2013 09:22
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Dubbed as “a frontier for exploration in Africa” by Richard Chase, CEO of Nyota Minerals Ltd, the British minerals giant, Ethiopia is getting preeminence in the mining sector and has become a destination for big multinational mining companies. 252 companies had so far taken mining license, according to the Ministry. The sector was also able to earn 1.5 billion dollar during the first half of the growth and transformation plan. Most of these earnings came from gold, ornamental stones and tantalum. 

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