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In taking the oath of office in April this year, PM Abiy Ahmed told Parliament that his government will build a system “that responds to the country’s political, economic, and social conditions and which is governed by the will of the people.” Since then, a wide range of measures have been launched and the PM has held inclusive discussions with…
2 Jan 2019
Laying the ground-work for the 2020 elections
Ethiopia's New Year falls on 11th September and this year - 2011 in the Ethiopian calendar - there was much to celebrate, as Ethiopians from across the country and from abroad, celebrated together in peace and unity.
13 Sep 2018
New Year, New Hope Ethiopia celebrates 1st Meskeram 2011
The triumphant entry of the EPRDF forces into Addis Ababa on 28th May 1991 marked the closing of a turbulent chapter of Ethiopia’s history, and the opening of a new one that paved the way for the adoption of an all-inclusive federal and democratic system.
27 May 2018
Reinvigorating Democracy Through Reform
PM Abiy Ahmed's tenure as Prime Minister of Ethiopia has been characterised by a renewed sense of hope and determination in the country. In an effort to address public grievances the new Prime Minister has engaged in a series of public consultations while setting out the vision for reform going forward.
8 May 2018
Premier appoints new Cabinet, sets out early Reform Priorities
In recent weeks, an extraordinary set of meetings, involving members of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), have been taking place in Addis Ababa. The meetings, of both the Executive Committee and the Council of the Front, have spent the last few weeks deliberating on the current state of affairs in the country while appraising the progress of…
9 Apr 2018
Election of New Premier Represents Major Milestone for Ethiopia’s Democracy
Editorial: As part of the ongoing governmental reform process in Ethiopia, the Council of Ministers declared a 6-month State of Emergency. Now, more than ever, it is incumbent on the peace-loving citizens of Ethiopia to defend the constitutional order from all threats, thereby establishing a foundation for the reforms needed to secure peace, advance development and propel our young democracy.
12 Mar 2018
Stability Holds the Key to Reform
Ethiopia's democratic developmental model and pro-poor policies have delivered great dividends, especially in the last 15 years, when its economy has grown in double digits. A strong constitutional system accommodates diversity. But many, women and young people in particular, have felt excluded, so urgent reforms are on the way in a process of invigorated renewal.
25 Jan 2018
Replenishing Ethiopia’s Renaissance
Each year, all of Ethiopia’s tourist traffic, passes through Addis Ababa on its way to the historic north and idyllic south of the country. The capital may not boast the history or natural beauty of the rest of the country, but is quickly emerging as an ideal destination to mix business with pleasure.
7 Aug 2017
24 Hours in Addis Ababa
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