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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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Deep waters

Such views are most common among Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's opponents in the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) the most powerful member of the ruling coalition before Abiy's appointment indicating that the GERD has become a bone of contention in internal EPRF politics...


Abiy dials down Pax Ethiopia

As soon as he was appointed Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was as eager to embrace peace and normalisation with neighbouring states as to reform the regime at home...


A flood of rumours

The project was in the news just two days before his death after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said GERD might not be finished for a decade alarming those who had believed early estimates that it would produce its first power in 2015...


Question on Oromo peace

What to do about the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and how powerful the rebel faction is are among the most important 'known unknowns' as the political landscape takes shape following July's shock peace accord between Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Issayas Afewerki (AC Vol 59 No 14 From the edge of war to the bridge of love)...


From the edge of war to the bridge of love

The Ethiopian leader's previously inconceivable trip to Asmara on a mission of reconciliation on 8 July has reshaped regional geopolitics and crowned Abiy Ahmed's premiership with a hugely popular prize – peace with Eritrea and normalisation of relations...

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Scuttle diplomacy

The previous talks ended when President Salva Kiir and the Juba delegation insisted that Machar have no further role in the process – much to the chagrin of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who had organised their face-to-face meeting complete with the awkward but obligatory group hug...


Abiy scores – so far

The dispatch of the fact-finding mission by the notoriously prickly and reclusive President Issayas Afewerki was another win for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who has made sweeping changes since coming to power...


Pushback peril for Abiy

EPRDF Chairman Abiy Ahmed who is also Prime Minister and his party colleagues must have hoped that his démarche would be greeted more warmly (AC Vol 59 No 12 A radical bid for peace and economic change)...


All things to all factions

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been boosting his reputation as a crowd-pleaser with government actions which have delighted a Saudi tycoon youthful demonstrators opposition leaders jailed executives and even the widow of his predecessor Meles Zenawi...


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