Ethiopian Business Review

Because of its 30pct per year growth since 2000, Africa is currently the second largest telecom market in the world, next to Asia. By the end of June 2018, the number of mobile subscriptions in Africa was 1.04 billion, up from the one billion subscriptions at the end of 2017. As a result, the continent’s mobile penetration rate reached 82Pct in 2018.

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Based on analysis of the peak summer flight season starting in July 23, 2019, Turkish Airlines remains the airline with the most destinations of all airlines, with 121 destinations, according to the OAG Schedules Analyzer, which set out the airlines with the most places reached. While the top two airlines with the most destinations remain unchanged, Ethiopian Airlines was the most improved, jumping from seventh to fourth. Ethiopian and its subsidiaries or partner carriers plan to serve nine new destinations during this year’s peak season. This will result in a 13Pct increase in the airline’s international markets.

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Just like any part of the world, women comprise half of the population in Africa. Although this means they ought to make up half of all structures responsible for making decisions on behalf of societies, this has been more a dream than a reality in the past. However, this trend has been changing in recent years, as the information obtained from the Inter-Parliamentary Union, a global organization of national parliaments, reveals.

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