Restoring investor confidence: Key priorities for Abiy’s new administration

Following a nine-month postponement, last week Ethiopia held its much-anticipated general election. Originally scheduled for August 2020, the Ethiopian government had suspended the poll, citing the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, a claim contested by opposition figures. While incumbent prime minister Abiy Ahmed boldly claimed that the election would be Ethiopia’s “first attempt at…

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Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst

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A win for Ethiopia’s incumbent prime minister Abiy Ahmed in this week’s general election will be a good result for mining companies as his Prosperity party looks to the sector to revive the country’s battered economy, Piers Dawson, Associate Director at consultancy Africa Matters told Mining Journal.

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