Ethiopian leader heads to war’s front lines as Olympians join the military

Gold medallist Haile Gebreselassie, who set 27 long distance running records, told Reuters he was joining up. So is Olympic silver medalist runner Feyisa Lelisa, local media reported. While Abiy is away, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen Hassen would take charge of routine government business in his absence, government spokesman Legesse Tulu told a news… Continue reading Ethiopian leader heads to war’s front lines as Olympians join the military