Ethiopia Losing Foreign-Investment Appeal as Attacks Spread

October 10, 2016 7:48 AM

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Ethiopia Losing Foreign-Investment Appeal as Attacks Spread

Ethiopia’s attraction as a favorite new destination for foreign investors is fast dissipating as businesses owned by Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote and Dutch fruit processors come under attack in growing political unrest.

The government declared a six-month state of emergency Sunday to deal with the violence accompanying protests by ethnic Oromo and Amhara communities that began 11 months ago over dispossession of their land, political marginalization and state repression. The security forces have killed more than 70...

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