Ethiopia

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa announces CEO succession

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) today announced that CEO Jacques Vermeulen will retire after 28 years of service with the Coca-Cola system.

African Continental Free Trade Area could be the antidote to current macro-economic challenges

The World Trade Organisation has recently warned that global tensions are causing fragmentation of trade, noting an uptick in unilateral trade restrictions and a growing trend towards consolidation of relationships within limited groups of “friendly” counties.

Female engineering students on inside track to success

Seven female engineering students have taken the opportunity of a lifetime to join a trainee programme at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Ethiopia which will give them development opportunities and exposure to the company’s world-class operations, setting them up for future employment.

Fresh start for unemployed women with Coca-Cola Beverages Africa’s support

A group of 50 unemployed women are ready for a fresh start after completing a three-month intensive training programme in child care, nannying, first aid and financial management with the support of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ethiopia.

Fresh water flows for Sebeta community thanks to Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

A community of 800 residents in Sebeta, will have reliable access to safe drinking water thanks to a water infrastructure project provided by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ethiopia.

Momentum grows to solve the world’s plastic waste problem

Today as people all over the globe gather for World Cleanup Day, there is compelling reason to believe that an end to the plastic waste problem is in sight. The next round of negotiations towards a UN treaty based on legally-binding global rules and comprehensive circular economy measures to deal with plastic waste will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, in November.

Unemployed graduates get set for the world of work

A group of 700 unemployed university graduates in five cities are to receive skills development training that will equip them for the world of work and make them more employable, with the support of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ethiopia.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa brings support to people affected by war

People affected by the war in Northern Ethiopia have been provided with relief worth 6 million birr by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), including school materials and Minute Maid juice.

Women entrepreneurs set for growth with support from Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Women business owners received support to access finance, mentoring, and networks, as well as to take their businesses to the next level at a Business Women Expo with Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Ethiopia as a partner.

Hearing-impaired youth and women develop bamboo craft skills

A group of 50 hearing-impaired youths and women have been trained to become masters in bamboo crafts, creating opportunities for entrepreneurship and employability with the support of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Ethiopia.