Abiy Ahmed is Ethiopia’s best chance of breaking the cycle of tyrannies that has blighted its modern history. It is Africa’s second-biggest country (102 million people) and one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, but its politics has been cursed.
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, right, pictured on June 21, 2019, with Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, minister for foreign affairs and international cooperation of Djibouti, is a very lucky man. He has survived three attempts to kill or overthrow him in the past year, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
LONDON, U.K.—Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is a very lucky man. He has survived three attempts to kill or overthrow him in the past year.
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