Ethiopia's Reform Party Enjoying Popularity But Challenges Remain

The reformed party, chaired by Abiy Ahmed  and his deputy Demeke Mekonnen, is enjoying wider acceptance and renewed political legitimacy but Ethiopians are aware that the recent political change has been achieved on the back of relentless popular protests. This suggests that there are still many issues that remain unresolved, writes Yohannes Gedamu and Georgia Gwinnett College for The Conversation,

Abiy Ahmed before he became the first Oromo Prime Minister of the EPRDF’s 27-year rule.


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