Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen (left) and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali.
Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen (left) and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. © Tiksa Negeri/Reuters
Inner circles ETHIOPIA Issue dated 29/01/2021

Abiy Ahmed Ali's parallel government

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen (left) and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. © Tiksa Negeri/Reuters
Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen (left) and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. © Tiksa Negeri/Reuters
The prime minister has over the last three years restricted political decision-making to an increasingly narrow circle of loyal followers. His office is now the core of Ethiopian power, leaving government ministers out in the cold. [...] (890 words)
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