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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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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...


Gold fever

Six months after his detention – and de facto disappearance – in Riyadh in Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's crackdown on corruption the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has suspended the licence of Al Amoudi's gold-mining company Mohammed International Development & Research Organisation Companies (MIDROC) to export gold alloy to Switzerland...


Abiy tests the military

Building on an assertive start Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has revealed more about his leadership style with an aggressive set of federal government appointments (AC Vol 59 No 7 Abiy makes a promising start & Vol 59 No 8 Abiy goes goodwill hunting)...


Abiy goes goodwill hunting

After two weeks in office new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has produced little policy detail let alone tangible achievements but the choice of destinations to launch his premiership demonstrated the stiff challenges that he faces and an encouraging willingness to tackle them head on...


Abiy makes a promising start

The ruling party took a promising step towards greater stability when it elected Abiy Ahmed the head of its Oromia wing as its new Chairperson and Prime Minister on 27 March...


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