Abiy tries to attract international aid by opening up telecommunications

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. © Laurent Gillieron/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
Ethiopia's eagerly awaited privatisation of its telecommunications sector is not just the keystone of its digital development strategy. It is also intended to open the way to numerous digital development projects for which international lending institutions are showing real appetite. [...] (389 words)
Issue dated 16/03/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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