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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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New party, old tactics

Many oppositionists believe the general election scheduled for 29 August has already veered from the fair democratic process promised by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed when he took office especially in the largest federal state Oromia Abiy's home region (AC Vol 60 No 22 Prize fight)...


Frontier fracas

Soon after the Kenyan Security Minister Fred Matiang'i was dispatched to Mogadishu with a message for Farmajo followed by a brief stop in Addis Ababa where he met the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...


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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