The polls, originally scheduled for August, were to be a key test for reformist PM Abiy Ahmed. His critics say the Abiy's new party is pursuing a return to the days of the former repressive regime.
77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Come and join the debate!
More and more African countries have laws against online hate speech. In practice, however, these laws often lead to censorship. And a German law may have served as a model.
Abiy Ahmed gained plenty of detractors and frenemies by enacting daring measures. The prime minister even won the Nobel after making peace with an old enemy. Yet multiethnic Ethiopia remains prone to sporadic violence.
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