Abiy Ahmed

  • Africa & World

    A year after winning Nobel Peace Prize, Ethiopia’s PM fights a war

    JUST over a year ago, Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, was the toast of the international community. His peacemaking efforts with neighbouring Eritrea had been recognised with a Nobel peace prize and his domestic reforms were winning plaudits. This month, however, it is a different story. Abiy Ahmed has launched a major military operation in the northern region of Tigray and imposed…

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  • Africa & World

    Ethiopia’s Tigray forces shoot down Govt plane

    NAIROBI — The leader of the rebellious forces in Ethiopia’s Tigray region told Reuters in a text message that his forces had shot down an Ethiopian military plane on Sunday and captured the pilot. This comes a day after the government announced its military operation in the region was over. Debretsion Gebremichael said in a message that the pilot “was…

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