Ethiopia’s Ruling Party Announced 100% Election Victory

By TesfaNews, ETHIOPIA’s ruling party, the TPLF/EPRDF, have won every single parliamentary seat in May’s elections, according to official results that was released today. This includes the one seat held by an opposition MP following the 2010 poll. Opposition parties have said the process was rigged and in fact, that is what they have expected when […]

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Ethiopia: Fear of Targeted Post-election Assassinations Haunt Opposition

By TesfaNews, THE targeted assassination of four members of the Ethiopian opposition party in less than two weeks before the official announcement of the rigged election results took a worrisome pattern in the ethnically divided nation of 90 million. Semayawi (Blue Party) and Arena-Tigray parties reported two deaths while the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) said […]

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“Multi-Party Democracy in Ethiopia Dead” – Opposition

By AFP, ETHIOPIA’S main opposition party on Friday condemned weekend elections, which saw the ruling party cruise back into office, as a “disgrace” and proof the country was a one-party state. According to preliminary results from last Sunday’s elections, the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn secured all 442 […]

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