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Abiy Ahmed
አብይ አህመድ
Abiyyi Ahimad
Abiy Ahmed during state visit of Reuven Rivlin to Ethiopia, May 2018.jpg
12th Prime Minister of Ethiopia
Assumed office
2 April 2018
President Mulatu Teshome
Sahle-Work Zewde
Deputy Demeke Mekonnen
Preceded by Hailemariam Desalegn
3rd Chairman of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
Assumed office
27 March 2018
Deputy Demeke Mekonnen
Preceded by Hailemariam Desalegn
Leader of the
Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization
Assumed office
22 February 2018
Deputy Lemma Megersa
Preceded by Lemma Megersa
Minister of Science and Technology
In office
6 October 2015 – 1 November 2016
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn
Preceded by Demitu Hambisa
Succeeded by Getahun Mekuria
Director of the Information Network Security Agency
In office
2008–2010
Preceded by Teklebirhan Woldearegay
Succeeded by Teklebirhan Woldearegay
Personal details
Born 15 August 1976 (1976-08-15) (age 45)
Beshasha, Kaffa Province, Socialist Ethiopia
Political party Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization
Other political
affiliations
Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
Spouse(s) Zinash Tayachew
Children 3 daughters and 1 son
Education Microlink Information Technology College (BA)
University of Greenwich (MA)
Ashland University (MBA)
Addis Ababa University (PhD)
Military service
Allegiance  Ethiopia
Branch/service Ethiopian Army
Years of service 1991–2010
Rank 13.EA-LTC.svg Lieutenant Colonel
Unit Army Signals Corps
Commands Information Network Security Agency
Battles/wars Ethiopian Civil War
United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda
Eritrean–Ethiopian War

Abiy Ahmed Ali (Amharic: አብይ አህመድ አሊ; born 15 August 1976) is an Ethiopian politician. He was appointed as 12th Prime Minister of Ethiopia on 2 April 2018. He is chairman of both the ruling EPRDF (Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front) and the OPDO (Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization).

Ahmed was awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end border conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

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