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[Published: Friday January 11 2019]

 Ethiopia charges ex-head of military firm METEC with corruption

 
ADDIS ABABA, 11 Jan. - (ANA) - Ethiopia charged the former head of military-run industrial conglomerate METEC with corruption on Thursday, nearly two months after his arrest.
 
Kinfe Dagnew was charged with four counts of corruption related to the procurement of tractors, said a judge in the Lideta High Court in Addis Ababa. His co-defendants faced three further charges. Kinfe was arrested after a months-long investigation into METEC, which uncovered suspicious procurement practices involving more than $2 billion.  - (ANA) -
 
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