Prime Minister Abiy’s initiative can put Ethiopia back on the path to sustainable peace and prosperity.
Yohannes Gedamu is a lecturer of Political Science at Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, GA, US and also a political commentator on political ... issues about the Horn of Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular.
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