Ethiopia's Prime Minister on Democracy & Development - Interview

In an interview with Greg Mills of the Brenthurst Foundation, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali says democracy is not an abstract, imported concept for Ethiopia, but one that is important because historic differences make inclusiveness and co-existence critical in the country. He also calls for direct elections for Ethiopia's leadership and says that without the rule of law, "the term democracy is just blah-blah, just jargon."

Residents of Bahir Dar, the capital of the Amhara regional state, rally in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

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A new light rail system is part of Addis Ababa's infrastructure development.

Modern-day Addis Ababa.


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