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Managing Ethiopia’s unsettled transition: what should Abiy Ahmed do next?

Abiy Ahmed has generated great excitement with initiatives breaking with the past. But he faces formidable challenges

Ethiopia’s slow-motion revolution

The new prime minister is a decisive break from the past, but will he keep pushing for reform?

Ethiopia’s state of emergency could destabilise the Horn of Africa

Following the resignation of its prime minister, Ethiopia finds itself on the precipice of widespread political unrest.

Africa’s fallen liberators

Two of the oldest liberation parties in Africa were forced by deep popular discontent to push their leaders aside

Don’t underestimate Ethiopia’s crisis

There have been many clues to the fact that not all was right in Ethiopia, though few heeded the signs

Ethiopia’s state of emergency 2.0

The purpose of this emergency is not to protect the constitutional order but to silence the voices calling for change.

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

All eyes are now on the ruling coalition as it deals with the prime minister’s resignation and scrambles to fill his position.

Ethiopia has released a handful of prisoners – but nothing else has changed

Hailemariam never explicitly admitted the existence of “political prisoners”. But while vague, his words were clear to everyone, except his government

Ethiopia to free opposition leader and hundreds of others

The government also plans to pardon convicted criminals within the next two months — but only people who were not involved in murder

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