Ethiopia appoints Mamo Mihretu new central bank governor

ETHIOPIA’S Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed Mamo Mihretu as the country’s new central bank governor, Abiy’s office said in a statement posted on Twitter.

The statement did not give any more details.

Mamo has worked as chief executive officer of state-run Ethiopia Investment Holdings and a senior policy advisor to Abiy. He is replacing Yinager Dessie, who served as central bank governor since 2018.

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