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Abiy Ahmed

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


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Abiy juggles the truce with force

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has skilfully managed alliances with Oromo and Amhara political groups ever since he came to power in April 2018...

The Macroeconomic Council chaired by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed noted some challenges in its most recent reports – the civil war rising international commodity prices – but insisted the economy would show a 6...


Abiy’s war aims meet geopolitics

As a two-months-old ceasefire with fighters in the northern Tigray region risks unravelling Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is grappling with multiple national and international contradictions...

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Kenya and US welcome Hassan Sheikh's presidential comeback

Eritrea's President Issayas Afewerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed would have preferred outgoing President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' to have won another term due to their security arrangements with him (AC Vol 62 No 21 At the mercy of friends)...


Unloved Hemeti under pressure

This is a particular issue in Ethiopia where he has good relations with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed despite border tensions between Ethiopia and Sudan's militaries over the disputed Al Fashqa region...


An Oromo rebellion constrains Abiy

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's key problem in the north is that any efforts to appease Amhara risk pushing the Tigrayans to launch a new offensive to reclaim Western Tigray and create a supply line to Sudan...


Insurgents take on the state on all fronts

The mushrooming Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) insurgency is just one of many security challenges to the federal government in Addis Ababa that have spread since Abiy Ahmed took over as Prime Minister in 2018...


Rivals set out their minimum conditions

Addressing an emergency session of Parliament in late February Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was clear: 'There has been no negotiation [with the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front] as yet' but he added: 'this does not rule out the possibility of discussions...

One of the biggest surprises was the omission from its ranks of several of the people who had been running PP business with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...


Prime minister Abiy tests diplomatic path

After parliament dominated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Progress Party lifted the state of emergency on 15 February UN Secretary General António Guterres said efforts to end the civil war were making progress (AC Vol 63 No 2 After concessions rival armies fight on)...


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