Ethiopia: Tigray conflict and dam dispute dent Abiy’s image
13 July 2021 | 10:39 am
With Ethiopia at the center of two conflicts, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has seen his international reputation tarnished.
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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office issued a state of emergency after days of clashes between security forces and a militia group in the Amhara region.
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