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Addis Abeba, February 13/2029 – Standard Bank has successfully arranged and structured USD50 million in financing facilities for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) to support its expansion strategy in Ethiopia over the next five years. The Coca-Cola Company holds a majority stake in CCBA, which is the largest bottler of Coca-Cola …

Getachew T. Alemu , for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, July 22/2019 – I am sitting at the waiting area of an airport in one of the regional state capitals, waiting to board my flight to Addis Abeba. This and other airports remain flagship achievements of Ethiopia’s fast-paced economic growth, which, …

Belachew Mekuria, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, May 29/2019 – Ethiopia, a country of over 100 million people, the second most populous country in Africa and with a long history of statehood, serves as a stabilizing force in the sub-region. It is the regional capital hosting two wider continental …