Ethiopia: Challenges Facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia: Challenges Facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Source: World Politics Review posted on 3 January 2019
World Politics Review posted on 3 January 2019 a commentary titled “In a Bold Experiment, Ethiopia’s Abiy Aims to Put Citizenship Over Ethnicity” by Frida Ghitis, world affairs columnist.

The author concludes that the challenge for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his reformist allies is to strengthen Ethiopians’ bonds to the state, develop credible national institutions, and craft a credible mechanism for resolving inflamed ethnic disputes while fostering a commitment to his democratic program.