“I will contest and I will challenge him,” Mr. Jawar said of Mr. Abiy in an interview. “And I will defeat him, there is no question about it.”

After a Massacre, Ethiopia’s Leader Faces Anger, and a Challenger Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, now faces an influential…

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Top Ethiopian activist to reclaim citizenship and contest in 2020 polls

Jawar Mohammed, a former ally turned foe of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, told AFP on Saturday he would join the race for a 2020 election to…

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Egypt’s president lavishly praises Trump on social media.

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president lavished praise on President Donald Trump via social media, calling him a “man with unique power to confront crises.” Abdel-Fatah…

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Vote for Freweyni Menrahtu on CNN heroes!

Freweini Mebrahtu is nominated as one of the 10 finalist CNN heroes for her work. Freweini Mebrahtu is a Pioneer in introducing a recyclable women…

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UPDATE 1-At least 78 people killed in Ethiopian protests last week – prime minister’s office

ADDIS ABABA, Oct 31 (Reuters) – At least 78 people were killed during protests in Ethiopia last week over the treatment of a prominent activist,…

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