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Press Availability: US Secretary of State of the United States and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia

9 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Rex Tillerson:

“Ethiopia is a large-population country, they are an important security partner in areas that I’ve already touched upon, and we also see Ethiopia’s journey towards democracy – I think 27 years now, which is a long time, but it’s a young democracy, and as I indicated, democracies are challenging. It’s not easy to take a country forward as a democracy. And so we’re here also to support Ethiopia’s journey towards a democratic society and institutions.”

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Risk analyst concerned about Ethiopia eyeing the capital market – capacity to pay question kicks in

7 Nov


By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

With Kenya’s success this year in raising two billion in eurobonds, it is said, among others, it’s the appetites of Ethiopia and Tanzania that have been whetted the most. The two nations are aiming to do the same, a syndrome that NBC Africa dubbed as ‘the bond crave’.
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Meles says Ethiopia not ready to liberalize key sectors of the economy

8 Mar

By Evelyn Njoroge, Capital FM Business

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 5 – Ethiopia insists that it will maintain a foothold on some key sectors despite increased calls from neighbouring countries to open them up.
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