PM appoints Execution Supervisors


Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi six more officials with the rank of State Minister on Wednesday, November 17/2010.
Five of the appointees are Execution Supervisors and the sixth is responsible for the special office of the PM.

Name-calling | Lidetu Ayalew Vs. Birhanu Nega


Lidetu Ayalew, President of Ethiopian Democrats Party, takes on Birhanu Nega(PhD), the Chairman of Ginbot 7, in an interview hosted at aned-ethiopia radio on Nov. 20/2010.

Ethiopia’s Women Vs. Genital Mutilation


IRIN Africa | ETHIOPIA: Empowering women to fight FGM/C | Horn of Africa | Ethiopia | Children Gender Issues Health & Nutrition | Feature. ETHIOPIA: Empowering women to fight FGM/C Photo: UNICEF Egypt/Pirozzi 2005 Longer-term effects of FGM include infections of the urinary and reproductive tracts, infertility and obstetric complications […]

‘Election-win-EPRDF-style’ in 8 Liberal Countries


“Can you think of any government that purports to be a multi-party democracy, but manages to win all but two seats in the 547-seat parliament?” Jody Clarke asked the readers of Irish Times. It was on her last Wednesday news report titled ‘Turning a blind eye to Ethiopia’s crimes against […]

Election: EU, USA & UK Press Statements(full text)


Presumably, you have heard about the press statements made by the European Union, the United states, and the United Kingdom on the 4th National and Regional election of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia(FDRE). However, noting that not a few media outlets are quoting, and misquoting, the statements at will, […]

Provisional Results for Federal & State legislative seats


The National Election Board of Ethiopia has released a more complete provisional result of the 4th National & Regional Election held on May 23/2010. Accordingly, EPRDF & its associate parties won most of the seats of the federal parliament and the legislative councils of the nine regional states. The tables […]

AU Election Observers – Preliminary Statement


The African Union Observer Mission has released,on May 26, its Preliminary Statement of its observations of the 4th National and Regional election of Ethiopia held on May 23/2010. Here are the main sections of the report. PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS 1. Campaigns Even though the official campaign period was still on by […]

EU Election Observers – Preliminary Report


The European Union Election Observation Mission has released its Preliminary Report on May 25, 2010 The following is the executive summary of the preliminary report. PRELIMINARY STATEMENT High turnout on a peaceful and orderly Election Day marred by a narrowing of political space and an uneven playing field Following an […]

Ethiopian Election Results Update – from Election Board


The National Election Board of FDRE announced provisional results of the 4th National & Regional Election held on May 23/2010. Accordingly, EPRDF & its associate parties won the majority of the seats. Technorati Tags: ethiopia,election results,provisional,election board,2010,EPRDF,MEDREK