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Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed

Date of Birth: 15 August 1976
Place of Birth: Beshasha, near Agaro, Oromo Region


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Revenues and resources are the key

In Ethiopia Cowan argues that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed could push through the Homegrown Economic Reform strategy with IMF backing and further boost its fast-growing economy should his new Prosperity Party succeed at the polls in August (AC Vol 61 No 2 Regime reality check)...

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Regime reality check

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his fresh-faced Prosperity Party (PP) are set for a tough struggle in elections despite domestic acclaim and enthusiastic international support including the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize...


States of expectation

Even before voting began in November's referendum on Ethiopia's tenth regional state plans were advancing to form a Sidama branch of Abiy Ahmed's new ruling party the Prosperity Party...


Seeking special status

On 6 December the new Commission President will make her first foreign trip to Ethiopia to meet Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the head of state President Sahle-Work Zewde the only woman currently holding such a position in Africa as well as Moussa Faki Mahamat the chair of the African Union Commission...


Prize fight

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is pushing to merge all the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's regional member organisations as well as affiliated ruling parties from other federal states into a single unit dissolving their particular national or ethnic identities...

Fortune and the five-year plan The government is set to propose two new medium-range economic plans to parliament after the elections slated for May 2020 say sources with knowledge of work in the Prime Minister's Macroeconomic Committee Abiy Ahmed's central economic policy organ...

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Rushing to the ballot box

That could well lead to another thumping victory particularly with charismatic Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the helm...


From revolution to realpolitik

Some well-timed initiatives from Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed countered the support of some Gulf states for an authoritarian response to the protests...


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