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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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A trio of presidential elections exposes democratic downturn

Djibouti stands to lose from closer ties between Eritrea and Ethiopia under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed but the country has little choice...

Within hours of Guelleh's victory announcement Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' sent congratulations (AC Vol 52 No 5 Stirring the regional pot)...

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How not to win friends

In the Horn it has drifted into a cold war with Abiy Ahmed's Ethiopia and locked horns with Somalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmajo' over a long-standing maritime boundary dispute which further complicates increasingly hostile relations (AC Vol 61 No 25 Farmajo breaks with Nairobi)...


Abiy gives first ground

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has finally if grudgingly admitted to Ethiopia's House of People's Representatives on what everybody has known for months: Eritrean troops are operating across Tigray...


Stirring the regional pot

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is fending off all pleas for mediation and accountability for human rights abuses committed during his campaign to defeat the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF)...

Abiy's tussle with Brussels Ethiopia's anger with foreign commentary on the Tigray situation turned to fury after Finland's Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto briefed European Union ministers on 22 February that the crisis in Tigray region was 'out of control' and that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government was 'in denial' about the scale of the humanitarian crisis there...


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All eyes on the African Union summit host

Ahead of Somalia's indirect presidential elections Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' needs the support of Premier Abiy Ahmed and there have been talks about security arrangements outside the ambit of the AU operation...

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Abiy risks more war

Until Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's 'law enforcement operation' against the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) the status of al Fashqa was not an issue at meetings of the Joint Border Development Commission (JBDC) established in 2000 (AC Vol 62 No 1 Abiy's search for legitimacy)...

Tigray's war in the shadows Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's announcement on 28 November that his 'law enforcement operation' in Tigray had ended successfully was clearly premature despite the substantial involvement of the Eritrean army...


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