- Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa, and is among the most stable countries in the region. The 2012 peaceful transition of power to a new Prime Minister has proven the stability of Ethiopia’s multi-party political system and parliamentarian form of government.
- After the coming into power of Dr Abiy Ethiopia undergo unprecedented radical reform
- Political Reform
Democracy and Rule of Law:
- Pardoning political detainees,
- Allowing political groups in exile to come home,
- Lifting the state of emergency imposed,
- Lifted bans on websites and other media,
Building peace in the region,
- Successfully made peace with Eritrea,
- Economic Reform
- Partial privatization of Ethiopia Airlines, Ethio-Telecom, and Shipping and logistics sector,
- Structural Reform
- Ethiopian Parliament appointed its first Female Head of state HE President Sahele-Werk, Federal Supreme Court President and the head of Ethiopia’s electoral board.
- Ministerial cabinet was reduced to 20 from 28 in an effort to create efficiency and lean government structure & The ministerial cabinet is now composed of 50% female ministers.
- This is unthinkable in a patriarchal society such as ours. This sets the standard for future but also normalizes women as a decision maker in public life.
- Ethiopia is most known for its social stability and least crime rate, as well as strong public institutions and reliable police service.