Ethiopia has new plan to stop contraband


Even though work has been done over the past year to stop the illegal flow of foreign currency and contraband trade the problem is causing major distress, including instability. Now the government has announced an organized campaign to tackle the problem with to regional administration at a ceremony held on Wednesday August 6 in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen.
Contraband is becoming an issue of sovereignty, besides its adverse effects on the economy. The joint efforts and commitment of stakeholders at all levels are crucial for the success of the plan to curb the problem, Demeke said.