- KEFI Minerals said it was pleased to note that the government of Ethiopia had announced the lifting of the state of emergency implemented in October 2016, following a vote in the country's parliament.

KEFI said it continued to progress its Tulu Kapi gold project in western Ethiopia towards development, with support from the Ethiopian government.

It added thatthe World Bank forecast Ethiopia to be the world's fastest growing economy in 2017 in its latest edition of 'Global Economic Prospects' published in June 2017.

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