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Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst

A win for Ethiopia's incumbent prime minister Abiy Ahmed in this week’s general election will be a good result for mining companies as his Prosperity party looks to the sector to revive the country’s battered economy, Piers Dawson, associate director at consultancy Africa Matters told Mining Journal.

Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst

KEFI Gold and Copper's Tulu Kapi gold project in west Ethiopia

Ahmed, in power since 2018, is regarded as the frontrunner to win amid promises to boost foreign investment and speed up the country's electrification.