U.S. House adopts Ethiopian resolution in blow to regime

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday adopted by voice vote a resolution which calls for respect for human rights and encourages inclusive governance in Ethiopia, representing an irritant for the Ethiopian government. “This non-binding resolution, combined with recent statements…
The case for a transformative and assertive leadership

Abiy Ahmed’s swearing-in as Prime Minister of Ethiopia is a cause for celebration-albeit of the cautious kind. Despite optimism, there are legitimate concerns that the youthful leader might not possess the assertiveness and clout to pull his party and country…
Reactions to Abiy’s appointment as EPRDF chair

Politicians and activists are reacting to Abiy Ahmed’s appointment of chairman of Ethiopia’s ruling coalition, that would pave the way for him to become the new prime minister. Girma Seifu Maru, former sole opposition politician in a 547-seat parliament, said:…