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Abiy Ahmed

Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed

Full Name: Abiy Ahmed Ali
Profession: Prime Minister of Ethiopia


Born: August 15, 1976
Birthplace: Beshasha, Jimma, Ethiopia
Age: 44 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo

Historical Events

  • 2018-06-23 Explosion at a rally in Addis Ababa after speech by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed kills two and injures 150
  • 2018-07-09 Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officially end the "no war, no peace" peace deal made in 2000 in Eritrea's capital, Asmara
  • 2019-10-11 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for the peace deal with Eritrea
  • 2020-07-21 Stage 1 of the controversial filling of Blue Nile River dam announced completed by Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed
  • 2020-11-04 Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed orders military offensive and state of emergency in northern region of Tigray, amid fears of a civil war
  • 2020-11-22 Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gives Tigrayan forces 72 hours to surrender before the military begins offensive on regional capital of Mekelle

Biographies and Sources

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