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Ethiopia’s Tigray region eyes election in challenge to national unity

6 May 2020, 4:15 PM

Ethiopia’s Tigray region plans to hold elections, its main party said, setting it on a collision course with the federal government and testing the country’s fragile unity.

Ethiopia postpones August election due to coronavirus

1 April 2020, 11:27 AM

Ethiopia has postponed parliamentary elections scheduled for August due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Ethiopia passes law imposing jail terms for internet posts that stir unrest

13 February 2020, 9:01 PM

Ethiopia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday imposing jail terms for people whose internet posts stir unrest, a move the government says is needed to prevent violence ahead of elections but which the United Nations says will stifle free speech.

Ethiopia’s electoral board sets tentative August date for elections

15 January 2020, 8:53 PM

Ethiopia’s electoral board said on Wednesday it expects to hold national elections on August 16, 2020, the first vote under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who took office in 2018 and has directed political and economic reforms.

South African businesses encouraged to invest in Ethiopia

13 January 2020, 6:04 AM

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has encouraged South African businesses to invest in his country.

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