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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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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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Mapping the long road to recovery

THE YEAR AHEAD IN BRIEFIslamist insurgents to pose an increasing threat to Total's $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique Challenges are likely to the victory of Faustin-Archange Touadéra in Central African Republic's elections as insurgents linked to ex-President François Bozizé capture ground The success of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's plan to consolidate after the military campaign against the Tigray regional government will be tested in June in national elections the first since he took over in 2018 Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo will be sworn in for a second term on 7 January...

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Voting may not bring peace

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea's President Issayas Afewerki convinced Farmajo that strengthening his personal power was the best way of protecting central government against the fractious politics of the regional states...


Abiy’s search for legitimacy

Holding successful elections finalising the continuing disagreements over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and providing a new political settlement acceptable to both ethnic nationalists and pan-Ethiopian centralists dominate the crowded ledger facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in 2021 (AC Vol 61 No 14 The pride of lions)...


Abiy's mission in Mekelle

Two weeks after he declared the completion of his 'law and order operation' on 28 November with the capture of Mekelle Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited the Tigray regional capital on 13 December to give weight to his claim that the fighting was truly over...


Citadel falls but the war goes on

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed may have declared success for his 'law and order operation' with the fall of Mekelle the Tigrayan capital on 28 November but it is far from clear that the fighting is over (AC Vol 61 No 23 Hard choices ahead in Addis)...

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War resets the region

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's refusal to consider a ceasefire or even mediation continues to attract widespread condemnation (AC Vol 61 No 23 Risks on all fronts)...


The long arm of Addis

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is known for tolerating little dissent in his cabinet but less well known for being able to decide the fate of ministers in other countries' cabinets...


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