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Photos: Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed's 100 days in charge | Africanews - 7 months ago, 20 July 18:28

By: Africanews

In March 2018, the days leading up to the appointment of a new Prime Minister in Ethiopia were heady – political reforms had been announced and there was an unprecedented prisoner release.

Then a state of emergency supposedly to curb rising insecurity. The then PM, Hailemariam Desalegn, had resigned and the ruling coalition was going through an elaborate process to replace him.

The name of Abiy Ahmed came up as Desalegn’s successor and on April 2, 2018 he took his oath of office in the legislature. The rest they say is history …. history in a matter of 100 days.

History at home, history across the Horn of Africa region and beyond and the biggest mark of history this far under his watch, rapprochement with neighbouring Eritrea.

Tuesday July 10, 2018 marked 100 days of Abiy’s tenure, Africanews shares 12 photos of his reformist, transformative handling of affairs from Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia’s incoming ...
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