Abiy Ahmed

Meaza Ashenafi becomes first woman head of Ethiopian Apex court.

The women-led wave in Ethiopia shows no signs of abating as the country welcomed its first Chief Justice, i.e. President of the Federal Supreme Court, on Thursday morning. Meaza Ashenafi, was approved unanimously by the lawmaking chamber, House of Peoples Representatives, HoPR, she had been nominated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Ashenafi, who is the […]

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PM Abiy Amed begins his Euro tour in France.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday left the capital Addis Ababa for the start of his first European tour, chief of staff Fitsum Arega wrote on Twitter. Abiy arrived in France where he is expected to meet the French president Emmanuel Macron. He is in Paris on the invitation of Macron dating back to […]

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Foreign Minister clears mediation involvement in Eritrea-Ethiopia deal.

Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh says the June 8 peace deal between the two countries was one that was agreed by the respective governments without any intermediaries. Saleh was speaking in Italy during the second Italy-Africa Forum held in Rome between 24 – 25 October. Also in attendance was his Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Ghebeyehu. “Many think that […]

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Ethiopia: Govt creates peace ministry to tackle violence.

Ethiopia’s prime minister created a new “Ministry of Peace” in sweeping cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday as he sought to tackle a wave of ethnic violence. Abiy Ahmed – who has turned the region’s politics on its head with a string of reforms since being appointed in April – named new finance and defense ministers in […]

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