Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Dagu launches online business directory

Dagu advertising and promotion launched an online business directory last Wednesday at Radisson Blu Hotel to provide business information to the community.

Hotels, hospitals, importers, exporters, manufactures, travel agencies, construction companies and other service providers are included in the databae that has registered over 50,000 companies. provides information on businesses, news, job vacancies, shopping, tenders and entertainment. Companies can register their products and services free of charge. Job seekers can also post their resume for potential employers to see. The website, launched with two million birr capital, is the biggest online business database in the country.

“As a business strategy we wanted to use a website even though Internet access is not available in many parts of Ethiopia. We believe in the next few years this problem will be alleviated as the country grows and there will be more Internet users added to the current estimates oftwo million,” said Bamlak Wereket, Managing Director of Dagu Advertising and Promotion PLC adding, “Daguethiopia is designed to make life easier for all sorts of customers as it holds different sites in one portal.”

The website was opened with a mission to serve customers by employing the latest technology in the field of promotion, thereby raising the country’s trade and service sector to a higher level. The company hopes to provide world class service and be an internationally competent advertisement and promotion company.

Dagu advertising and promotion plc also provide services in web designing, graphic designing, electronics media, documentary films, TV and radio commercials.