He pledged unity. But now PM hopes to tighten grip on war-torn Ethiopia

edited June 20 in UK Political Debate

Elections this week could give PM even greater power, despite a regional conflict and a ‘man-made’ humanitarian crisis

Tens of millions of Ethiopians are expected to vote on Monday in crucial elections that could provide a launchpad for controversial prime minister Abiy Ahmed to consolidate his increasingly authoritarian rule.

Abiy, who won the Nobel peace prize two years ago after concluding a peace deal with neighbouring Eritrea, will face voters at the ballot box for the first time in Africa’s second most populous nation.

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