Ethiopian government appoints new bank governor


Ethiopia’s government has reportedly appointed a new central bank governor after dismissing the incumbent.

State-controlled media announced on June 18 that Yinager Dessie had been named head of the National Bank of Ethiopia, replacing Teklewold Atnafu, Reuters said. Dessie was described as a former head of Ethiopia’s national planning commission.

Bekalu Zekele was appointed the central bank’s deputy governor, according to local media sources. Zekele was formerly president of Commercial Bank of

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