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Ethiopian Opposition Fears Rout in Parliament Vote

Early reports suggest Ethiopia’s ruling party has won a massive victory in Sunday’s parliament elections.  Almost every major opposition leader appears to have been defeated. The headquarters of Ethiopia’s main opposition party... Read more »
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EU observers say Ethiopia election ‘falls short’

EU observers have criticised Ethiopia’s election, as Prime Minister Meles Zenawi holds a victory rally attended by tens of thousands of people. There was an “uneven playing field”, said chief EU observer... Read more »
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Ethiopian Member of Parliament Arrested and Sentenced, Gov. says they will release her

By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The Ethiopian government pledged on Wednesday to release an opposition parliamentarian who was arrested while campaigning in the country’s sensitive Oromia region ahead of national... Read more »