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Asress Adimi Gikay (PhD), For Addis Standard  The Poor and Mark Zuckerberg Addis Abeba, November 07/2019 – Libra, which is Mark Zuckerberg’s foray into the burgeoning cryptocurrency market, seeks to empower the so-called ‘unbanked’, identifying over a billion of them around the world (14 Million only in the US). Libra …

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, …

Getachew T. Alemu, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, April 18/2019 – A flourishing digital economy is a new feature in the dynamics of the new Ethiopia. Slower as this explosion might be compared to the case in other countries, marked by competitive telecom market, its growth and disruptive impact in …