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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed

He has won the Nobel Peace Prize but not everyone is excited NEWS ANALYSISI | THE INDEPENDENT | Since he became Prime Minister in April 2018, Abiy Ahmed has brought a breeze of happy air to Ethiopia and the Horn of East Africa region. Under him, most Ethiopians started to …

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Euphoria grips Sudan as historic transition deal signed

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Rapturous crowds filled the streets of Khartoum Saturday as Sudan’s generals and protest leaders signed a historic deal paving the way for civilian rule. Thousands of cheering people gathered around the Friendship Hall next to the Nile, where the documents that will govern the country’s 39-month …

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Ethiopia PM discusses reforms for ‘free and fair’ vote

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Ethiopia’s prime minister on Tuesday met with dozens of opposition parties to discuss reforming the electoral system ahead of national elections planned for 2020. Since taking office in April, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has unveiled an aggressive reform agenda that has included a promise …

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