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Vol 65 No 2

Published 18th January 2024


Oromo peace momentum falters

There were high hopes of a resolution to the OLA insurgency, but the will is not yet there on the rebel side and Abiy fears a deal may alienate other regions

The outlook for a settlement between the government and the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) has taken a hit: fighting has resumed after peace talks ended in acrimony late last year. The rebels' demands had proved too much for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's negotiators.

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