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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Democracy, Terrorism and Killer Robots: Embassy News covers the 2015 Halifax International Security Forum The Halifax International Security Forum is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of defence and security leaders.
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The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.