Ethiopia Commodity Exchange faces closure
The government has slowly chipped away at the now floundering commodity exchange, originally set up to allow Ethiopian producers to export basic commodities at better prices.
While the eyes of the world are on northern Ethiopia, another conflict has been going on quietly in Oromia. In this region, the most populous in Ethiopia, the prime minister is trying to modify his strategy to curb the OLA rebellion.
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.