Ethiopia votes in greatest electoral test yet for PM Abiy

Ethiopia votes in greatest electoral test yet for PM Abiy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia was voting Monday in the greatest electoral test yet for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as war and logistical issues meant ballots wouldn’t be cast in more... Read more »
One year after Abiy Ahmed's Nobel Peace Prize, Ethiopia's crises are multiplying

One year after Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Peace Prize, Ethiopia’s crises are multiplying

By Max Bearak NAIROBI — In the year since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the country has become increasingly beset by political unrest, dampening some of the... Read more »
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Why Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party is good news for Ethiopia

By Yohannes Gedamu In November, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed established a new pan-Ethiopian political party. It brings together three of the four ethnic-based parties that make up the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Nobel peace prize winner Abiy Ahmed embroiled in media row

The Guardian – Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia, has come under pressure to appear before the media in Oslo this week when he collects the Nobel peace prize on Tuesday. Senior officials... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Why Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party could be bad news for Ethiopia

By Awol K Allo Last month, three of the four ethnic-based parties that make up Ethiopia‘s ruling coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), voted to merge into a single national party,... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Will Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Prize Tilt Ethiopia’s Election?

By BRONWYN BRUTON | FP Abiy Ahmed took up the reins of government in Ethiopia at a time of profound strife, and through a serious of deft political gestures, including the release of thousands... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia PM Abiy under harsh criticism over his silence as 67 killed in unrest

By Simon Marks | New York Times ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia —Weeks after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is coming under harsh criticism over his silence in the face of... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia’s path to prosperity is opening up under Abiy Ahmed

FT – Countries are built on courage, and the image of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed facing down army mutineers by doing press-ups rightly ricocheted around the world. His larger peacemaking, in... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopian prime minister who ended standoff with Eritrea

By Max Bearak Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethio­pian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his dogged pursuit of democratic reforms and regional peacemaking efforts.... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Abiy Ahmed’s Reforms Have Unleashed Forces He Can No Longer Control

Ethiopia’s prime minister oversaw the chaotic release of thousands of prisoners, including many ethnonationalist militants. His amnesty may now be coming back to haunt him. BY NIZAR MANEK | JULY 4, 201 9 FP ADDIS... Read more »