October 5, 2018 / 1:22 PM / 11 days ago

Ethiopia's ruling coalition re-elects PM Abiy Ahmed as its chair

HAWASSA, Ethiopia Oct 5 (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s ruling EPRDF coalition on Friday re-elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as its chairman, its chief of staff said, further anchoring the authority of the 42-year-old leader as he pushes through sweeping political and economic reforms.

Abiy assumed power in April after his predecessor resigned following three years of unrest. Abiy “will lead the ruling party until the next congress”, his chief of staff Fitsum Arega wrote on his Twitter feed. (Reporting by Aaron Maasho Writing by Elias Biryabarema Editing by Maggie Fick)

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