Ethiopia votes for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in first test

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In tonight’s special edition, Ethiopians go to the polls for their first free vote after decades of oppression, despite the ongoing war in the Tigray region. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will face voters for the first time and said the national and regional elections are a testament to his commitment to democracy. Abiy Ahmed came to power with sweeping reforms, but is now facing international criticism over the ongoing conflict in the northern region of Tigray.