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Abiy Ahmed Is Not a Populist - Foreign Policy

The Ethiopian prime minister’s opponents fear that he’s an African Erdogan. His rhetoric and policies suggest he’s more of a liberal democrat. arlier this year, when Abiy Ahmed was seeking the leadership of Ethiopia’s ruling party, the...

Tackling Hate Speech in Ethiopia - Human Rights Watch

Criminalizing Speech Won’t Solve Problem   Felix Horne   Senior Researcher Hate and dangerous speech is a serious and growing problem in Ethiopia, both online and offline. It has contributed to the growing ethnic tensions and conflicts...

ESAT Eletawi Thu 29 Nov 2018

Ethiopia’s New Leaders Are Clearing House - Bloomberg

By Nizar Manek Ex-officials probed as premier promises crackdown on ‘cancer’  Premier spearheading redistribution of power in African nation Ethiopia’s new leaders are clearing house as the nation’s political transformation gathers...

Powerful Ethiopian party accuses government of ethnic crackdown - Reuters

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A powerful party in Ethiopia’s government accused authorities of arresting members of its ethnic group in a politically-driven crackdown – an unprecedented public charge exposing deep rifts at the heart...