In this episode, Ethiopia Insight Election Project’s Martha Kuwee Kumsa asks Ermias Tasfaye, Ethiopia Insight’s Oromia reporter, to reflect on issues he raised in the EIEP’s ‘Prosperity Party’s win is a loss for Oromia—and Ethiopia‘.
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EIEP: Prosperity Party’s win is a loss for Oromia—and Ethiopia
Despite his focus on unity, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has failed to reconcile Ethiopian and Oromo political identities, and so failed to live up to his own promises.
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Follow Ethiopia InsightEthiopia Insight Election Project Podcasts are authors’ reflections on their in-depth reported pieces from across Ethiopia that analyze issues related to this year’s polls.
Main photo: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gesturing to supporters after casting his hometown vote in his town of Beshasha, Oromia; 10 July 2021; AP.
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