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The Ethiopians returning home to start businesses – GlobalBiz News

The Ethiopians returning home to start businesses – BBC News Hundreds of Ethiopians who have been living abroad are returning to the country, following reforms brought in by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.  Mr Abiy’s ambitious reforms include changing the law to enable more Ethiopians living abroad to come back and help rebuild the economy. For years, Ethiopia’s economy has been tightly controlled by the state and closed to many international investors.  About two million Ethiopians live in the diaspora, the government estimates.  About half of those displaced Ethiopians have found new homes in the US, particularly in Washington DC, which
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