By Berhane Demissie, co-founder and managing partner of Ethiopian private equity firm Cepheus Growth Capital.

Certain sectors were more impacted than others due to Covid-19, with the most affected being hospitality, tourism and some manufacturing sub-sectors. Agriculture, which is the largest contributor to the Ethiopian economy and construction (second largest), both faced minimal impacts from the pandemic. Given the small share of Covid-affected sub-sectors in the overall ec...