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.
Deutsche Welle, 22 July 2018
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said his country must seek a path to greater democracy through strong institutions that "respect the rule of law." Ethiopia has been ruled by the same… Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 23 July 2018
Foreign donors must come forward to support Ethiopia and Eritrea after the long-time arch rivals ended a war which spanned two decades and hampered efforts to improve the lives of… Read more »
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).
Ethiopia: Defending Spirit of Change
Ethiopian Herald, 19 July 2018
The overall reform in Ethiopia is well underway, and is creating sense of optimism among citizens. Particularly, the reconciliatory tone of Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has… Read more »
Ethiopia: League Vows to Support PM Abiy's Reform
Ethiopian Herald, 18 July 2018
ADDIS ABABA- Members of the Addis Ababa EPRDF Youth League expressed their commitment to support Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed's reforms to ensure togetherness and combat the… Read more »
U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Mike Raynor sat down with Addis Standard to discuss leadership, reforms and the relationship between the two countries. Read more »