Al Jazeera quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on Ethiopia’s recently reelected Prime Minister, who is branded both as an autocrat and praised as a steady hand:

“There is an opportunity for Hailemariam, once he secures a mandate in his own right, to continue opening up the political space,” J Peter Pham, of the Atlantic Council, told Al Jazeera.

“And, to be fair, Prime Minister Hailemariam, while he is not the larger-than-life figure on the African and global stage that his predecessor was, has been a steady leader with some significant successes.”

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