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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is the largest country in the Horn of Africa.Map - Ethiopia regional map

It’s the second populous in Africa, with 1,104,300 sq km (426,371 sq mi) territory and home to 90 million people (2015 est.)

Ethiopia has a parliamentary form of government led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. The country is organized into nine federal states and two city governments.

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EPRDF’s New Leadership (Executive & Council members lists)

Sunday, October 3, 2010 @ 1:52 am

Ethiopia’s ruling party, EPRDF, held its Eighth Party Congress from Sept 17-19/2010 under the theme “We will make Ethiopian Renaissance Irreversible”. The three-days convention took place in Adama, Oromia with 1030 delegates from [...]

Ethiopia’s Women Vs. Genital Mutilation

Friday, August 20, 2010 @ 10:03 pm

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 [...]

EPRDF – Overhaul or Just another Revamp?

Sunday, August 8, 2010 @ 8:45 pm

No less than three of ten, on average, EPRDFites holding posts at City, Sub-city and Woreda Administrative tiers of Addis Ababa earned their dismissal in the Gimgema  held in the past weeks. The trend appears similar across the nation. Though this [...]

Ethiopia’s Legitimate Government, Worrisome Demography

Sunday, July 25, 2010 @ 4:11 pm

Published On  July 18,  2010; Addis-Fortune,Volume 11, Number 533 The Failed Sate Index, annually conducted by the US-based Fund for Peace (FfP), measures states’ vulnerability or risk of conflict. The index’s premise that all states are prone [...]

How Long is ‘Too Long’? Meet 10 Long-serving Western Leaders

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 @ 4:30 am

In western media reporting of EPRDF’s election win, three points were common. The margin of win, the length of EPRDF rule and the tenure of its leader. Portraying each as events unparalleled in the history of western democracy. [The margin of win [...]

Final Election Results from Election Board

Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 4:53 am

The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has announced the official results of the 4th National and Regional election held on May 23/2010 as follows: [...]

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

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 @ 6:04 am

“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 [...]

Media Darling: Human Rights Watch’s 10 flagrant blunders

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 @ 2:50 am

Several western newscasts and blogs misleadingly blended sound bites from the EU Observers Preliminary Report with the Human Rights Watch statement when reporting the provisional results of the Ethiopian election. All alike picked none but the [...]

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

Thursday, June 3, 2010 @ 5:09 pm

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 [...]

Provisional Results for Federal & State legislative seats

Friday, May 28, 2010 @ 8:05 pm

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 [...]

AU Election Observers – Preliminary Statement

Friday, May 28, 2010 @ 7:59 pm

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. [...]

EU Election Observers – Preliminary Report

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 @ 11:18 pm

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 [...]

Ethiopian Election Results Update – from Election Board

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @ 3:58 pm

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 [...]
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