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Ethiopia in transition

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, September 05/2019 – Despite complaints from the Joint Council of Political Parties, representing 107 opposition parties, and a threat to boycott Ethiopia’s 2020 general elections, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) chairwoman, Birtukan Mideksa, stood by the new Electoral and Political Parties Law of Ethiopia. …

Ephrem Madebo, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 02/2019 – I was half-asleep and half-awake when the voice of an incoming email on my iPhone ended the hallucinating hypnagogic state that should have ended naturally anyways. I gathered myself, reached to my phone, opened an email sent by a friend …

Addis Standard  Addis Abeba, August 29/2019 – A statement released by the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said the referendum to decided on the Sidama people’s request for a regional state status will take place on November 13/2019. According to the statement, which carried details of communications that …