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Ethiopia’s election: the stakes are high amid fear, mistrust and violence

Workers mount a billboard of Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed on the eve of his campaign visit in Jimma. Photo by Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images Mohammed Girma, University of Roehampton Barely three years ago, little-known Abiy Ahmed burst onto the Ethiopian political scene at the height of another tumultuous period in the country’s history. He quickly won national admiration …

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