Regional power grab attempt causes rare discord in Ethiopia coalition

While there have been disagreements among the parties in the past, analysts described the acrimonious exchange this week between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and the Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) as among the most serious yet.

The two groups have shared power with two other ethnic parties since 1991 in a coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), that tolerated little dissent until Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took power last year and launched political reforms. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-politics/regional-power-grab-attempt-causes-rare-discord-in-ethiopia-coalition-idUSKCN1U725Z

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