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Newayeab Gebreab


Ethiopia's longest serving economic advisor, Newayeab Gebreab, has passed away yesterday morning, while receiving medical treatment in the Nordic Hospital, in Addis Abeba.



He died around 10am, according to sources in the hospital. Neway was educated in the United Kingdom; and, he was an intellectual prowess behind EPRDF's developmental state model, and the subsequent gains in the national economy.




He was in his early 80s when he passed.



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