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Belachew Mekuria (PhD), Commissioner of Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC), has resigned from his position effective yesterday September 11. Belachew was appointed to the position by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in April this year during a reshuffle that saw Fitsum Aregaa, now PM Abiy’s chief of staff, leave his position as …

Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, September 04/2018 – A landmark decision by the Ethiopian investment board has reversed a major regulation that restricts foreign investors from engaging in parts of Ethiopia’s Investment Incentives and Investment Areas reserved for domestic investors by lifting the restriction on logistic industry which was exclusively reserved …

Kefyalew Gemeda & Hussien Berisso , for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, August 29/2018 – As recently as March 2018, the discussion of neither political reforms nor economic liberalization was conceivable in the Ethiopian political context.  The changes both may have been an internal party decision particularly after EPRDF’s 17 days …