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

    Sunday May 24 | News24

    ... 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 not have faith in the opposition parties' ...

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

    Sunday May 24 | KRON 4

    ... 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. Desalegn is expected to remain in power. In 2010, the ruling Ethiopian People's ...

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

    Sunday May 24 | AlertNet

    ... 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 not have faith in the opposition parties' ...

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  4. Ethiopia votes in regional, federal electionsRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Newkerala.com

    ... with police and security personnel present outside polling stations. According to the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), more than 36.8 million voters were registered. For weeks ahead of the polling day, the Electoral Board and contending ...

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

    Sunday May 24 | 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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  6. Ethiopians in first post-Meles voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | BBC News

    ... "I will give my vote to the ruling party because I do not have faith in the opposition parties' ability to govern." Ethiopia has one of Africa's fastest growing economies - with government-financed investments extending to new railways, roads and ...

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

    Saturday May 23 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to stay in office as successor to the late Meles Zenawi. Rights groups say polling is unlikely to be free or fair. Ethiopia's ruling party boasted economic gains as Africa's second-most populous country readied for its election on Sunday. Opponents ...

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  8. Ethiopia Goes to the PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Voice of America

    People wait to vote at a polling station as Ethiopia's national election kicks off in capital Addis Ababa, May 24, 2015. Ethiopia's ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front party, in power for more than two decades, is expected to be the big winner Sunday in the country's general election.

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  9. .com | Ruling party seen winning as Ethiopians voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | News24

    ... to govern," said graphic designer Yohannes Seife, 24, speaking before state radio announced that polls had opened. Ethiopia's economy has been one of the fastest growing in Africa, fuelled by a government investment drive in new railways, roads and ...

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  10. Ethiopians begin casting their votes for the 5th General Election - Sunday, 24 May 2015 05:18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Walta Information Centre

    The Polling Stations across the country have opened today's at 6:00 AM and the people marched early in the morning and began casting their votes freely to any party the wish. In the capital city, Addis Ababa, electorates started to queue outside polling stations 2:00 hours prior to the opening of the polls.

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

    Saturday May 23 | 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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  12. World Bank approves 7.4 billion Birr for Mojo Awassa expresswayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Tigrai Online

    Ethiopia and the World Bank signed an agreement for 7.4 billion Birr or 340 million dollars loan for the construction of the Mojo Awassa expressway. The 203 KM Mojo-Aswassa expressway will go through Battu Arssi Negelle road.

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  13. Ethiopia: Onslaught On Human Rights Ahead of ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | AllAfrica.com

    The run-up to Ethiopia's elections on Sunday has been marred by gross, systematic and wide-spread violations of ordinary Ethiopians' human rights, says Amnesty International. "The lead-up up to the elections has seen an onslaught on the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly.

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  14. Ethiopia set for election, gov't warns against violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    As the horn of Africa country is preparing to conduct parliamentary elections, the Ethiopian government on Friday warned supporters of contesting parties against any act that could incite violence. A man herds his animals near a billboard of Blue Party candidate Amlaku Fiseha Ishete on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, May 23, 2015.

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  15. Ethiopia: With Limited Independent Press, Ethiopians Left Voting in the DarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | AllAfrica.com

    ... them facing terrorism charges, and more than 30 have been forced into exile, according to CPJ research. This makes Ethiopia the second-worst jailer of journalists in Africa, after Eritrea. Five independent magazines and one weekly newspaper were ...

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  16. Sui Juris Churches XIV: The Ethiopian Catholic ChurchRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Siris

    Liturgical Family: Alexandrian Primary Liturgical Language: Ge'ez Juridical Status: Metropolitan Approximate Population: Between 200,000 and 400,000. Brief History: Christianity in Ethiopia is very old, as witnessed by the story of the Ethiopian eunuch in the book of Acts, and beginning in the fourth century, when under the influence of St. Frumentius of Tyre, Emperor Ezana converted, the nation became an officially Christian nation.

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  17. Election Eve Reality on the Ground and Possible Post-election Scenario in EthiopiaRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Tigrai Online

    ... compared to the two previous elections of 2005 and 2010. However, smooth and civil debates in countries like Ethiopia with no prior democratic culture and some degree of tolerance amongst the fiercely competing political parties could be tricky. For ...

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  18. Ethiopia's First Film at Cannes Gives Moving View of Childhood, GenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inter Press Service

    A boy, a sheep and a stunning mountain landscape - the three stars of 'Lamb', Ethiopia's first entry in France's prestigious Cannes International Film Festival, a film which subtly highlights gender issues, the ravages of drought and the isolation that comes from the feeling of not belonging. Credit: Courtesy of Slum Kid Films - A boy, a sheep and a stunning mountain landscape.

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  19. Ethiopia: Five Sentenced for Gang Rape, Murder of LalangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | AllAfrica.com

    ... elays, were taking place. Online hotel booking portal Jovago has announced the opening of an office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this May. The office see more>>

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  20. Ethiopia Election Met With Silence From Ordinary VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Voice of America

    A youth waves the ruling party Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front flag in front of a large crowd during an election rally by the EPRDF in Addis Ababa, May 21, 2015. Ethiopia will hold a major election Sunday, but critics of the longtime ruling party say systematic repression has made this vote a nonevent.

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