Ethiopian Prime Minister Calls for Multiparty Democracy

Ethiopia's reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that Ethiopia has "no option" but to pursue multiparty democracy.


Although Ethiopia allows competing parties, the country has been ruled by a single coalition, the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, since it rose to power in 1991.

Residents of Bahir Dar, the capital of the Amhara regional state, & its environs rallying in support of PM Abiy Ahmed's reform agenda & condemning the bomb attack at similar rally in Addis Abeba (file photo).

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