Ethiopia—Prosecutors Charge Former Head Of Military-Run Firm With Corruption

New Business Ethiopia | 01/11/2019

Ethiopian prosecutors have charged the former head of a military-run industrial firm with corruption, reports the New Business Ethiopia.  On Thursday, prosecutors charged Maj. Gen. Kinfe Dagnew with four counts of corruption.  Dagnew, the former head of the Metal Engineering Corp. (METEC), is accused of receiving payments related to the purchase of thousands of tractors.  The purchases were made without a bidding process or oversight. Many were ill-suited to Ethiopia...

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