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Ethiopia elections 2020

 Mebratu D Kelecha, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, January 15/2019 – There are diverse experiences of “democratic transition” around the world, as well as the causes that lead to such transition and its outcomes. As the factors of “democratic transition” are inherently diverse and complex, the current transition in Ethiopia …

  Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, December 05/2018 – In the wake of the first ever face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and leaders of 81 opposition parties currently in Ethiopia, opposition party members of the now defunct Political Parties Negotiation Forum told Addis Standard that Prime Minister Abiy’s administration …

Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, November 22/2018 -Ethiopia’s House of People’s Representatives (HPR) have today approved Birtukan Mideksa, former judge and opposition party leader, as the new chairperson to lead the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE). This follows after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed forwarded Birtukan’s name as his only choice …