Can Abiy Ahmed Save Ethiopia? – Foreign Policy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — In 1990, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) was a guerrilla alliance battling the Derg, a Marxist-Leninist military junta that had deposed Emperor Haile... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new polygot Prime Minister must ease ethnic, youth tensions

In choosing a 42-year-old polyglot from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group as Prime Minister, the ruling coalition is trying to ease ethnic tensions and appeal to the legions of disaffected... Read more »

Hailemariam Desalegn asks Ethiopians to support ongoing reforms by gov’t

Ethiopia’s outgoing prime minister and former chairperson of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), Hailemariam Desalegn, has called on the public to support the ongoing reforms by... Read more »

Polyglot Ethiopian premier must ease ethnic, youth tensions

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – In choosing a 42-year-old polyglot from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group as prime minister, the ruling coalition is trying to ease ethnic tensions and appeal to... Read more »

The Many Layers of the Ethiopia Crisis – Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Protests in Ethiopia are the culmination of a long-simmering series of grievances and demands for greater freedom, equity, and opportunity. Photo: Andrew Heavens. After 3 years of relentless protests,... Read more »

An Unstable Ethiopia: Wobbles in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s departure after five years in power to pave way for political reform was abrupt, but not unexpected. The move followed a ‘do or die’... Read more »

Who will be Ethiopia’s next prime minister?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Who will replace Hailemariam Desalegn? Ethiopia’s ruling coalition is due to meet soon to choose its next leader. That person will automatically become the... Read more »

Ethiopia: Premier Replacement – Urgent, Constitutional, Democratic

analysis By Dirriba Teshome The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front, EPRDF, the country’s ruling coalition, is to choose a new chairperson by next week who would by default assume... Read more »

Ethiopia’s next leader faces tough challenge of re-uniting the nation

A day later, his government declared a nationwide state of emergency, the second such decree in less than two years. Confronted by relentless and large scale ethnic protests, Hailemariam’s... Read more »

ETHIOPIA TO DECLARE THREE MONTHS STATE OF EMERGENCY AS OF TODAY

  ETHIOPIA TO DECLARE THREE MONTHS STATE OF EMERGENCY AS OF TODAY Addis Abeba, February 16/2018 – The Council of ministers is set to declare a state of emergency... Read more »