May 17, 2018 - Dangote Cement country manager in Ethiopia, Deep Kamara, was shot dead by assailants near the Dangote Cement Factory in Oromia region 85 kilometers west of Addis Ababa. The identity of the assailants for this murder in Adeberga woreda is not known.
His secretary and driver were also reportedly killed in the attack.
This marks a new escalation in the security situation of the country where locals in Oromia region are taking matters into their own hands. MIDROC owned gold mine was recently shut down because of protests from locals.
Aliko Dangote, the owner of Dangote Cement and the richest man in Africa is expected to arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday May 17, according to sources close to the issue.