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Ethiopia parliament to approve telecoms liberalisation law

Published on June 11, 2019

Ethiopia’s parliament on Monday will approve a law covering the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector, a parliament spokesman said, opening up one of Africa’s last remaining state-controlled telecoms markets. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Africa’s youngest leader, pledged economic reforms shortly after he took office in April 2018 aged 41. “(On Monday) the Parliament will discuss comments on the draft telecom law made by the standing committees for Human Resources and Technology, as well as Trade and Industry. After that MPs will approve the proclamation,” parliament’s communications director Qusquam Mamo said. Read more. Source | Standard Digital 

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