Institute to Unveil Ethiopia’s First Digital Addressing System

The Space Science & Geospatial Institute (SSGI) is gearing up to launch a Digital Addressing System (DAS) that will enable door-to-door services in Bishoftu City, with the feasibility study for similar efforts in Addis Ababa already completed.

The system, designed as an alternative to Google Maps and equipped with a navigation feature provides users with information about the geographical location of every asset, including residential houses and various infrastructures such as roads. Each entity is identified with a unique address assigned through numbers.

Accessible through both a mobile app and a website, DAS aims to provide convenient access to precise locations.

“The main objective of this project is to create an enabling environment for the digital economy by establishing a digital address system for 73 large and medium-sized cities in the country,” the Mapping Chief of the Ethiopian Space Science & Geo-Spatial Institute, Tewodros Kassahun, tol…

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Upcoming Edtech Mondays Radio Show to Unveil the Ethiopian Edtech Ecosystem

As the Ethiopian educational landscape undergoes a digital transformation, the upcoming episode of EdTech Mondays promises to delve into the heart of the matter, exploring the potential of technology in bridging educational gaps and driving equitable access to quality learning.

Hosted by the Mastercard Foundation in collaboration with Shega Media & Technology, this edition will spotlight the emerging EdTech ecosystem in Ethiopia and the strides being made to harness its power for the benefit of the country’s learners.

The Ethiopian EdTech ecosystem is on the cusp of transformative growth, propelled by an expanding digital infrastructure and a youth population eager to embrace technology for learning.

Amid the backdrop of challenges like limited access to quality education in remote regions, EdTech startups and initiatives have emerged as potential change-makers. These endeavors harness the power of technology to provide innovative learning solutions, sp…

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