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Ethiopia elections 2020

Zemelak Ayitenew Ayele Addis Abeba, August 02/2019 – On 31st of April 2019, Turkey held its local elections. The elections and the whole process leading to the election day were reported on major international news outlets. Recep Tayip Erdogan, Turkey’s President, crisscrossed the country to campaign for his Justice and …

Nairobi /Brussels, 4 July 2019 What’s new? Officials representing the Sidama, southern Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, are threatening to unilaterally declare the formation of a new regional state within Ethiopia’s federation on 18 July, unless the government meets a constitutionally mandated deadline to organise a referendum on the issue before that …

Hayalnesh Gezahegn Addis Abeba, June 13/2019 – The House of People’s Representatives (HoPR) have today approved the appointment of four new board members of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE). The Parliament received list of the nominees forward by PM Abiy Ahmed for approval and approved the four names: …