The Government of Ethiopia is proposing partial privatisation of Ethio Telecom by offering equity shares, which constitute 40.00% stake. The last date for submission of EOI is 14 July 2021.
15 Jun 2021
Invitation to submit Expression of Interest for Partial Privatisation of Ethio Telecom
With new reforms underway in Ethiopia, and with the production of quality and competitive products for export and the domestic market in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector being a key focus area of the nation’s Ten Year Perspective Development Plan, opportunities exist for investment and trade in this sector.
3 Jun 2021
Webinar | Doing Business in Ethiopia: Opportunities for Investment and Export in the Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Industries
The Government of Ethiopia has awarded the first private telecoms licence in the country’s history to an international consortium of telecoms operators under the name, ‘the Global Partnership for Ethiopia’. The consortium submitted winning bid of $850 million for licence to operate telecom services in the country.
27 May 2021
Ethiopia announces awarding of historic telecoms licence to global consortium led by Safaricom
This historic announcement forms part of the government’s plans to liberalise the economy and allow foreign and private investors into key state-owned companies as part of the Homegrown Economic Reform Agenda. Over $8 billion invested – the largest FDI into Ethiopia
24 May 2021
Consortium including UK’s Vodafone and CDC Group awarded telecom licence
On 11th May, the Business Diplomacy Department led by Deputy Head of Mission, Beyene Gebremeskel, attended a webinar focusing on  Ethiopia's up-and-coming transport and logistics sector.
14 May 2021
British Embassy hosts webinar on opportunities in transport and logistics
Organised by the Ethiopian Embassy in London, this webinar aims at promoting Ethio-UK relations in the coffee sector and will provide opportunities for stakeholders to discuss ways of tapping into the huge potential in the sector.
1 Apr 2021
WEBINAR | Ethiopian Coffee in the UK: Creating links and partnerships between Coffee Roasters in Ethiopia and the UK
The first-ever Ethiopian Transport Investment Summit was held in Ethiopia from 24th – 25th  March to promote the sector’s untapped investment opportunities and create a networking platform for potential foreign and local investors.
29 Mar 2021
Ethiopia hosts first Transport Investment Summit
As part of the “Doing Business in Ethiopia” webinar series focusing on different sectors of investment in Ethiopia, the Embassy hosted its first webinar of 2021 on 4th February. On the occasion, government officials and industry experts discussed the opportunities for trade and investment in Ethiopia’s booming horticulture industry.
9 Feb 2021
Embassy hosts webinar on Ethiopia’s Booming Horticulture Industry