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National Electorla Board of Ethiopia

Bantayehu Demlie,@BantayehuD Addis Abeba, April 10/2020 – On March 31, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced their decision to cancel the electoral calendar and operational plan for the much-anticipated August 29 elections, citing the ongoing and expected impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 8, Ethiopia announced a …

The two parties also called on all stakeholders to “join hands and prioritize defeating the coronavirus” in Ethiopia; and warned the “pandemic should not be used as pretext to further narrow the fragile political space.” Please click here to download the full statement in pdf Addis Abeba, April 03/2020 – A …

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 …