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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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In on the Actum

Although the $85 000 contract with Ethiopia is signed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's US Ambassador Fitsum Arega Gebrekidan Actum lobbyists say they represent the America Ethiopia Public Affairs Committee...


Focused on the crises

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta made his second trip to Addis Ababa in a month to encourage Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to open negotiations with his Tigrayan opponents after US envoy Jeffrey Feltman had made little progress on that front...


Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed harbours fewer suspicions about Uganda's regional initiatives than those coming from Kenya or Sudan...

WAR WIDENS REGIONAL RIVALRIES Since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed launched his military operation in Tigray a year ago Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has walked a diplomatic tightrope...


The costs of Abiy's all-out war

It is a measure of the weakening of the federal government's forces that the state of emergency comes a year after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent the Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) into Tigray on a three-week 'law and order operation' in response to local fighters attacking a federal military base in the region (AC Vol 61 No 25 Abiy's mission in Mekelle)...

COLLATERAL ECONOMIC DAMAGE Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's grand plans for an economic transition included privatisation of Ethio Telecom as well as the Sugar Corporation and companies in the energy sector...


Abiy's war party digs in

Signs decorated with flowers and reading 'A New Beginning' in readiness for Abiy Ahmed's grand inauguration in Addis Ababa on 4 October held little reality even for his most determined supporters...

Abiy brings in a few opposition friends Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took diversity gender and religion as well as merit into account when he appointed his new 22-strong cabinet but nothing about it presages any major policy shifts...


Into the hell of war, again

Hopes that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's election victory alongside the country's falling economic growth and investment might prompt a serious bid to open negotiations with the Tigrayan leaders have been thwarted again...

The Tigrayans also claim that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has secretly contacted them for negotiations...

As the TDF fights the ENDF the rebellious Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) has opened a new front against the federal government in the south (AC Dispatches 16/8/21 A nightmare scenario for Premier Abiy Ahmed as regional opponents coordinate against the federal government)...

We hear that Abiy Ahmed is furious at the ENDF's lack of progress insisting on more assaults regardless of the cost...

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