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Vol 65 No 12

Published 6th June 2024


Abiy keeps Addis on side but alienates the nation

Insurgencies rage in the three largest regions but the Prime Minister has reinforced his grip on the capital

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's political shapeshifting has cost him popular support in the Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions leaving only those in power in Addis Ababa and the regional capitals closely tied to his fortunes. Few now believe his pledges or pay attention to his rhetoric.

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