Tag Archives: Abiy Ahmed

26 June 18

Ethiopia: Explosion at rally for PM Abiy Ahmed kills 2, injures hundreds

Two people have been killed in Ethiopia after a grenade attack during a rally attended by new prime minister Abiy Ahmed, which injured more than 150 others.

20 June 18

Ethiopia PM says security forces committed “terrorist acts” against citizens

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed has publicly accused the country’s security forces of committing “terrorist acts” against citizens.

29 May 18

Can Abiy Ahmed pull Ethiopia out of political turmoil?

Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, faces one of the most difficult challenges among East Africa’s leaders. He assumed office in early April, following the resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn, who admitted his failure in dealing with Ethiopia’s simmering political crisis.
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15 May 18

Ethiopia opens talks with exiled Oromo Democratic Front

Ethiopia’s government has opened talks with exiled opposition group, the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF).

17 April 18

Ethiopia: PM vows to reform national security laws

Ethiopia’s prime minister has vowed to reform the country’s national security laws following years of violent protests.


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