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Oromo Liberation Front

By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba March 17, 2021 – The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) has been making headlines related to divisions within the leadership. In a recent development, the faction led by the deputy chairman Ararso Biqila has held a general assembly and elected a new chairman. The chairman …

By Siyanne Mekonnen @siyaanne  Addis Abeba, March 10/2021 – The opposition party Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) has officially announced that it has withdrawn from the upcoming election. In an interview with Addis Standard the party’s interim public relations head, Batte Urgessa, a staggering number of names of the party’s leadership and …

By Siyanne Mekonnen @siyaanne  Addis Abeba, March 01/2021 – Faced with delays of various types, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has, for the second time, postponed the candidate registration schedule, originally set to take place between 15 – 28 February 2021.    On February 27, the Board announced that …