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DFC chief visits Ethiopia  

The Chief Executive Officer of the United Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Adam Boehler visited Ethiopia this week and held a meeting with sections of the leadership including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), on how to support the slew of reform initiatives on the nation’s developmental goals.

Gov’t drafts national sugar policy

The Ethiopian government which has embarked on privatizing state-owned sugar factories, is drafting a national sugar development policy and proclamation that would regulate the local sugar industry. 

Vodacom eyes a slice of telecom pie in Ethiopia

With millions of customers within Africa and beyond, Vodacom Group Limited – a South African telecom giant 65 percent of which owned by the multinational Vodafone – became the latest international telecom company to visit Ethiopia as it attempts to bid for the slice of the massive Ethiopian telecommunications sector. 

Ethiopia ranks high in investment reward score

Control Risk Consultancy, a consulting firm headquartered in London, England, in consortium with the Oxford Economics, has placed Ethiopia at the top of the chart in Africa Risk-Reward Index, which ranks countries depending on the risks and rewards for investors there.

 Private engagement

The \Ministry of Finance unveiled what it called a “Home-Grown economic Reform” this week, spearheaded by the Office of the Prime Minister with the involvement of various policy institutions including the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE), at an event held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Sheraton Addis Hotel in Addis Ababa.

Government hosts MCC executives

The capital city of Ethiopia played host to executives of the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to help forge a stronger bond between Ethiopia and the North American nation on areas of poverty reduction and better economic partnership.

Fed police to shakes things up with reform

Following suit with the Security Sector Reform, the Ethiopian Federal Police Commission announced this week that it is stepping up with its reform fervor, remodeling the institution in way that better fits the operational needs of the law enforcement agency and the changing nature of criminal acts in the country.

Global Alliance to open office in Addis Ababa

The Global alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians, a human rights advocacy group based in the US—better known for lobbying the US congress regarding the human rights track record of the Ethiopian government— is going to open its office in Addis Ababa next week, The Reporter has learnt.