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Ethiopian PM Opens New Chinese-Funded Leadership Academy in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed opened a new Chinese-funded training academy intended to support business and political leaders.

China covered $34 million of the $50 million construction budget to build the new African Leadership Excellence Academy, the latest example of Beijing’s support for the development of African government training institutes.

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