Ethiopia Situation Report - October 2016: An African Leader Sliding Into Chaos
Earlier in October, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn made a surprising move and declared a six-month long, nationwide state of emergency. This followed a period of widespread violence resulting from ethic tensions, including at least 500 people being killed in protests since last year in Oromia, the region that surrounds the capital of Addis Ababa.
Will this state of emergency help stabilize the economy or make matters worse? Read about developments leading to this controversial move in the latest Clements Worldwide Situation Report: Ethiopia - October 2016.