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