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Ethiopia elections 2020

Zemelak Ayitenew Ayele (@zemelak_a), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, March 31/2020 – On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic. The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Ethiopia two days after WHO declared the virus a global pandemic. At …

Bileh Jelan   @BilehJelan Addis Abeba, March 25/2020 – Uncertainty surrounds Ethiopia’s 2020 general election as the country steps up its efforts to contain COVID-19 and the national electoral board faces delays in some of its operations. Sources close to the election process being undertaken by the National Electoral Board of …

Zecharias Zelalem Addis Abeba, March 06/2020 – The Chairman of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) Dawud Ibssa, has told Addis Standard that he was deeply disappointed with the security forces’ recent arrests of nine OLF party members and leaders. The group were rounded up on 29 February from a gathering …