Ethiopia’s parliament confirmed incumbent Abiy Ahmed as prime minister for a five-year term, cementing his power domestically amid mounting international concern of his government’s handling of the conflict in northern Ethiopia.
After a landslide victory in June’s Ethiopian elections which took place with prominent opposition either boycotting or jailed, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has just been officially sworn in for his 5 year term in office. He had been ruling on an interim basis since April 2018.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was sworn in for a new five-year term on Monday. Abiy’s Prosperity Party won the country’s parliamentary elections earlier this year, winning 410 of the 436 contested parliamentary seats. The re-appointment comes amid international concern over the governments handling of the northern Ethiopian conflict.
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AmharaFirst Note that he was not elected democratically elected in most regions since he either run unopposed or elections did not take place due to unrest in the regions.
Abdi Mohammednur “……..amid mounting international concern of his government’s handling of the conflict in northern Ethiopia”. What do you mean? These Government is elected by the people of Ethiopia. The Prime Minister is the voice of Ethiopians. Don’t try to disturbing the information.