የጠ/ሚኒስተሩ በሃዋሳ ስቴዲየም ያልተጠበቀ ንግግር | ETHIOPIAN PRIME MINISTER IN HAWASSA
Who is Abiy Ahmed?
Mr Abiy's background is crucial to the way people view him.
When he is sworn in, he will become the country's first Oromo leader - the ethnic group at the centre of nearly three years of anti-government protests, which have left hundreds of people dead.
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One of their main complaints is that they have been politically, economically and culturally marginalised for years - despite being the country's largest group.
The election of Mr Abiy - who is believed to have huge support among the Oromo youth as well as other ethnic groups - may change that.
He is leader of the Oromo People's Democratic Organisation (OPDO), one of the four ethnic parties which make up the ruling the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition.