The second Africa’s tallest building in Addis Ababa

The Britam Tower, which is located in Nairobi, Kenya, is on the fifth degree. A British-American investment corporation owns this skyscraper, which reaches a height of 195 meters (640 ft). It has 32 useable levels and a singular, prismatic shape with a starting point of an equal, four-sided footprint and an ending point of a 60 m-massed, two-sided roof with three helical wind turbines. On February 13, 2022, the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Headquarters, a skyscraper in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, was finished and rose to become the nation’s highest structure. The largest bank in the nation, the government-owned Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, has its headquarters there. The edifice is also the tallest in all of East Africa. A 5,300,000,000 Ethiopian Birr agreement with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation allowed for the start of construction in 2015. On June 27, 2015, a foundation stone was set. The structure was then completed in the latter half of 2019. However, cladding work has been put off because of Ethiopia’s foreign currency crisis, which made it more difficult for local firms to finance imports and had an impact on the bank’s finances because it would still be in charge of the majority of the nation’s banking activities in 2020. Originally, the structure was supposed to be finished by January 19, 2019. [5] The building’s construction is expected to be finished in 2020 as of August 2018. The structure was formally opened in February 2022 to commemorate the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia’s 80th birthday.

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