Ethiopia: Lemma Megersa Opposes Premier’s Party Merger Plan

Date: December 01, 2019 in: Abiy Ahmed, Addis News, AddisZena, Election, EPRDF, Featured, Front Page, Lemma Megerssa, News, Politics, Prosperity Bloomberg – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is facing opposition from one... Read more »

Ethiopia Cabinet Approves New Law to Fight False Information

By Samuel Gebre Ethiopia’s cabinet approved a law to combat hate speech and the dissemination of false information. The new proclamation is aimed at addressing the erosion of the nation’s “social cohesion, political... Read more »

Ethiopia Will Explode if It Doesn’t Move Beyond Ethnic-Based Politics

Oromo nationalism helped bring Abiy Ahmed to power, but it could also be his undoing. To hold the country together, the Nobel-winning prime minister needs to convince various ethnic groups that he... Read more »

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 »

Ethiopia’s Nobel-winning leader warns Egypt over dam

By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there’s a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country... Read more »

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 »

Protests in Ethiopia Threaten to Mar Image of Its Nobel-Winning Leader

By Simon Marks | New York Times ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Protests against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia erupted on Wednesday, threatening to taint the aura around his newly won Nobel Peace... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Ethiopian opposition parties threaten election boycott

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A coalition of Ethiopian opposition parties on Tuesday threatened to boycott a national vote next year without changes to an electoral law they view as biased towards the... Read more »