Abiy Ahmed

Biden expresses concerns over ongoing hostilities, recent air strikes in Tigray

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 09:05 GMT

Biden and Ahmed discussed ways to accelerate dialogue to reach a negotiated ceasefire in Ethiopia and highlighted the need to urgently improve humanitarian access across Ethiopia, a statement by the White House read.

UN received reports of human rights violations amid war in Ethiopia: Nashif

Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 02:35 GMT

All parties are accused of committing severe human rights violations due to the crisis in the country, Nashif added.

NYT opinion: Tigray conflict is war of choice planned by Abiy Ahmed before Nobel Peace Prize

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 11:26 GMT

Ahmed was awarded Nobel largely for the peace deal he signed with Isaias Afwerki, the authoritarian leader of Eritrea, only months after he assumed office as president.

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed tweets about “foundations” for future generations after pro-regime demonstration

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 03:13 GMT

A demonstration took to streets on Sunday against the Tigray movement, prompting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to tweet “we stand committed to laying a solid foundation for generations to come.”

Tigray, other 8 allied forces say they're weeks to months" away from entering Addis Ababa

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 06:16 GMT

The newly announced alliance against Ethiopia' government said, Friday that they're "weeks to months" away from entering Addis Ababa, according to CNN.

Ethiopia’s army announces mobilization, as new alliance forms against Abiy Ahmed

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 05:47 GMT

Up to nine groups have allied together, Friday including the Tigray forces against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to seek a political transition after a year of the disturbing war that raised a lot of concern over the political and humanitarian situation in the country.

After Facebook, Twitter labels Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed tweet as “abusive behavior”

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 10:49 GMT

Twitter has labeled a tweet for Ethiopian Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed as “abusive behavior”, shortly after deleting a post for the same reason from Facebook after urging citizens to “bury” the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in Tigray.

Facebook deletes Ethiopian PM’s tweet for inciting violence

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 09:47 GMT

Facebook has deleted a tweet by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, where he urged citizens to “bury” the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in Tigray.

Reading Ethiopia’s 2nd fill: Abiy Ahmed saving face after defeat in Tigray

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 04:57 GMT

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed “is trying to save face” after his heavy defeat against Tigrayan rebels, observers said.

Youm7 newspaper Headline: “Abiy Ahmed burns Ethiopia from inside and defies international laws”

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 11:43 GMT

The second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD], and the internal fighting between the Ethiopian National Defense Forces and Tigray Defense Forces topped Egyption Youm7 newspaper headlines, Tuesday.

Ethiopian PM purportedly says 'no one can form gov't for 10 years' in leaked audio

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 02:39 GMT

An audio of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed surfaced on social media purporting that he tells his part he “would rather die than hand over power” to other politicians and activists, although Ahmed’s office said on Tuesday that the audio is “fake.”

Egypt slams Ethiopian plan to build several dams next year as ‘continuation to disregard international law’

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 08:07 GMT

Ahmed on Sunday said Ethiopia plans to construct more than 100 small and medium dams in various regional states during the next new fiscal year.

Ethiopia cracks down on foreign media over claims of ‘biased’ coverage of Tigray crisis

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 03:45 GMT

Ethiopia has cracked down on foreign media over covering the Tigray conflict with “bias,” suspending the license of Reuters and warning BBC and Deutsche Welle of the same fate.

Report: Growing fears of civil war as Ethiopia’s violence extends outside Tigray

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 12:55 GMT

The violence that has erupted, in a bid by the Ethiopian government to control Tigray region, has aroused fears of a civil war as escalation between both sides heightened.

Ethiopians including soldiers flee escalating conflict to Sudan

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 01:57 GMT

Several Ethiopians, including army soldiers, fled the escalating conflict in the restive Tigray region to neighbouring Sudan on Monday, Sudanese state media and residents said.

Ethiopia sends army into opposition Tigray region

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 11:20 GMT

Ethiopia said on Wednesday it had begun military operations in the Tigray region, after the prime minister accused the local government of attacking federal troops.

In defiance of Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed, Tigray launches regional election

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 08:36 GMT

Ethiopia’s Tigray launched Wednesday its regional election in a gesture of defiance against the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s federal government.

Outrage in Ethiopia after police kill 'at least' NINE protesters, violations against Oromo continue

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 01:49 GMT

The death of protesters has sparked outrage on social media, which despite a government blackout, was able to document violence against peaceful protestors.

Abiy Ahmed congratulates Ethiopians on completion of 1st stage of GERD filling

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 05:15 GMT

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, had justified the start of filling the Renaissance Dam due to the heavy rainfall season.

Unrest hits Ethiopia after singer-activist murder, protests erupt

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Reasons behind Hachalu Hundessa's death are reportedly being investigated by local police authorities.

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