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  1. .com | Ruling party set for landslide win in Ethiopian electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News24

    ... expected to hand a new term to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, the EPRDF leader since the death in 2012 of Meles Zenawi, the rebel-turned statesman who set Ethiopia on the road to recovery. "I will give my vote to the ruling party because I do ...

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  2. Ethiopians vote in 1st election without former strongmanRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... university professor-turned-politician, has been leading the country since the death in 2012 of strongman Meles Zenawi, who built the ruling coalition into a powerful political organization. These are Ethiopia's first elections since Zenawi's death. ...

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  3. Ruling party seen winning as Ethiopians vote, opponents complainRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... expected to hand a new term to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, the EPRDF leader since the death in 2012 of Meles Zenawi, the rebel-turned statesman who set Ethiopia on the road to recovery. "I will give my vote to the ruling party because I do ...

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  4. Ethiopia votes with ruling party set to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Addis Ababa---Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous country, holds its first general election on Sunday since the death of strongman Meles Zenawi, whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is all but certain to stay in office. Over 36.8 million Ethiopians have registered for Sunday's polls, but analysts say the election falls far short of open competition.

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  5. Ethiopians in first post-Meles voteRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    Ethiopians are voting for a new parliament in the first election since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in 2012. The current parliament has only one opposition MP - and Mr Zenawi's successor Hailemariam Desalegn is expected to hold on to power.

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  6. Ethiopia: Ruling Party on Track to Win As Polls OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Ethiopians head to the polls on Sunday, with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn likely to stay in office as successor to the late Meles Zenawi. Rights groups say polling is unlikely to be free or fair.

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  7. Rights groups decry Ethiopia press clampdown ahead of elections.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Rights groups said elections on Sunday in Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous country, would not be free or fair due to a clampdown on freedom of speech. Ethiopia on Sunday holds its first general election since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi whose successor, Hailemariam Desalegn, is almost certain to stay in office.

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  8. Ethiopia's ruling party touts growth before vote, critics say freedoms sufferRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Star Online

    ... the EPRDF. Its leader, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, took Ethiopia's top post after the death in 2012 of Meles Zenawi, the rebel-turned-statesman and architect of the country's transformation. Unofficial results are likely to emerge in a few ...

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  9. VIDEO: Ethiopia elections in 60 secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Nearly 37 million people are registered to vote in what will be Ethiopia's first election since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.

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  10. .com | Ethiopia's discreet Hailemariam likely to return to powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    Ethiopia's quiet premier, Hailemariam Desalegn, whose powerful party is expected to return to office in elections on Sunday, is a onetime technocrat with a modern bent who was little known a few years ago. The 49-year-old Hailemariam has overseen a smooth transition in the vast Horn of Africa nation, the continent's oldest independent state, since he took over in 2012 after the death of former Marxist rebel Meles Zenawi.

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  11. .com | Ethiopia to be put to the test in general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous country, holds general elections Sunday, the first since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is seen as all but certain to stay in office. Over 36.8 million Ethiopians have registered for the polls, considered by the international community as a key test of the state's commitment to bring greater democracy to the Horn of Africa nation.

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  12. Ethiopia: Landslide Likely for Ethiopia's Long-Time RulersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    When Ethiopia's ruling party and its allies won 99.6 percent of the vote in the country's last elections five years ago, some wondered if a government often accused of suffocating the opposition would be embarrassed. "Imagine a government which has delivered double-digit growth rates for over seven years losing an election anywhere on earth," Meles Zenawi, by then the leader of Africa's second most populous nation for almost 20 years, said.

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  13. On the need to redefine Pan-Africanism from Nkrumah to MuseveniRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Nelson Mandella and their flag bearers, the new breed of Pan-Africanism led by Yoweri Museveni and the late Meles Zenawi. The dream is that, by way of Unity and Solidarity we achieve our Liberty and Dignity and translate it to the Welfare of African ...

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  14. Ethiopia goes to the polls on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Vision

    Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous country, holds general elections Sunday, the first since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is seen as all but certain to stay in office. Over 36.8 million Ethiopians have registered for the polls, considered by the international community as a key test of the state's commitment to bring greater democracy to the Horn of Africa nation.

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  15. Landslide likely for Ethiopia's long-time rulersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Al Jazeera

    "Imagine a government which has delivered double-digit growth rates for over seven years losing an election anywhere on earth," Meles Zenawi, by then the leader of Africa's second most populous nation for almost 20 years, said. Not only did they not lose.

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  16. How will Ethiopians vote?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | BBC News

    The current parliament in Ethiopia has only one opposition representative. Could this all change when up to 36 million voters head for the polls this Sunday? These will be the first elections since the death of the long-term Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in 2012.

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  17. Ethiopia's newest opposition party builds its base among urban youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    The leader of Ethiopia's newest opposition party hopes discontent among urban youth will win him support in a weekend election that could otherwise be a clean sweep for the ruling party in Africa's most populous nation after Nigeria. Over 36 million people have registered for the May 24 polls, the country's first election since long-serving leader Meles Zenawi died in 2012.

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  18. Ethiopia: AU election observers arrive in the capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... prime minister; Hailemariam Desalegn assumed office in September 2012 after his predecessor the late premier Meles Zenawi passed away. Under the rule of EPRDF, Ethiopia has saw tremendous economic stride with an average growth of 10%, making the ...

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  19. Ethiopia: Elections in Ethiopia - Beyond WinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | AllAfrica.com

    ... takes place. By drawing historical parallels between 2015 and 1915 (historical moments when two dead leaders--Meles Zenawi and Menelik II, respectively -rule from the grave in spite of the place holders whose genealogies make them unlikely ...

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  20. Ethiopians rally Olympic-style, chip in on bonds for Dam - Wednesday, 13 May 2015 06:10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Walta Information Centre

    ... yellow and green colors is part of a four-year drive to raise funds for the GERD project that Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died in 2012, said Ethiopia had to pay for on its own. An engraving on the trophy's base dedicates it to the dam's owners, ...

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