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Ethiopia set to vote in landmark election overshadowed by war and beset by delays

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jun 2021
“We will secure Ethiopia’s unity,” Abiy said ahead of his final campaign rally on Wednesday, repeating his vow of a free and fair election to reverse a history of votes marred by allegations of fraud ... And Abiy is facing growing international criticism over the war in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region ... I reported on Ethiopia’s secretive war.
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EU envoy: Ethiopian leadership vowed to 'wipe out' Tigrayans

The New Arab 18 Jun 2021
For months, Haavisto has served as the EU's special envoy on Ethiopia ... Abiy was awarded the Nobel a year after he took office and introduced dramatic political reforms while sidelining Tigray leaders who had dominated Ethiopia’s government for years in a coalition with other ethnic-based parties.
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EU envoy: Ethiopian leadership vowed to ‘wipe out’ Tigrayans

Albuquerque Journal 18 Jun 2021
For months, Haavisto has served as the EU’s special envoy on Ethiopia ... Abiy was awarded the Nobel a year after he took office and introduced dramatic political reforms while sidelining Tigray leaders who had dominated Ethiopia’s government for years in a coalition with other ethnic-based parties.
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Ethiopia ready to vote as prime minister promises a first fair election

The National 18 Jun 2021
“We will secure Ethiopia’s unity,” Mr Abiy said ahead of his final campaign rally on Wednesday, repeating his vow of a free and fair election after past votes were marred by allegations of fraud. But opposition groups accuse Ethiopia’s ruling party of harassment, manipulation and threats of violence that echo abuses of the past ... Ethiopia.
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Ethiopia finally set to vote as Prime Minister vows first fair election

The National 18 Jun 2021
“We will secure Ethiopia’s unity,” Mr Abiy said ahead of his final campaign rally on Wednesday, repeating his vow of a free and fair election after past votes were marred by allegations of fraud. But opposition groups have accused Ethiopia’s ruling party of harassment, manipulation and threats of violence that echo abuses of the past ... Ethiopia.
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Ethiopia finally set to vote as PM vows 1st fair election

Albuquerque Journal 18 Jun 2021
But opposition groups have accused Ethiopia’s ruling party of harassment, manipulation and threats of violence that echo abuses of the past. And Abiy is facing growing international criticism over the war in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region ... But critics say Ethiopia’s political space has started to shrink again.
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Ethiopian leaders said they would ‘wipe out’ Tigrayans: EU envoy

Al Jazeera 18 Jun 2021
... on the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region ... Abiy was awarded the Nobel a year after he took office and introduced dramatic political reforms while sidelining Tigray leaders who had dominated Ethiopia’s government for years in a coalition with other ethnic-based parties.
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African Union launches probe into alleged rights abuses in Tigray

Ghana Web 18 Jun 2021
In late March, Ethiopia’s state-appointed human rights commission and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights announced they had agreed to carry out a joint investigation “into human rights violations and abuses allegedly committed by all parties” in Tigray.
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Ethiopia wants independent African Union Tigray probe to halt at once!

Ghana Web 18 Jun 2021
Witnesses have described to the media gang-rapes, mass expulsions and forced starvation in the conflict to be looked into by the United Nations human rights office in an investigation with Ethiopia ... He added that Ethiopia has given authorization for the commission to visit Tigray but no date has been set, with the security situation a factor.
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Ethiopia: Office Urges Media to Enhance Role in HIV/Aids Prevention,

All Africa 17 Jun 2021
BISHOFTU- To prevent and control the spread of HIV/AIDs, Media should enhance its role in this end, said Addis Ababa City Administration HIV/AIDs Prevention and Control Office ....
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Transport Minister Delivers PM Abiy’s Message to Netherlands PM

Walta 17 Jun 2021
Accompanied by Chief of Cabinet of the Office of the Foreign Minister, Ambassador Mehreteab Mulugeta, and Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Million Samuel, Dagmawit delivered the Prime Minister’s message to Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands.
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Boycotts and delays as Ethiopia prepares for tense elections

Business Day 17 Jun 2021
Addis Ababa  —  Ethiopia is preparing for national and regional parliamentary elections on Monday that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said will be the country's first free and fair polls after decades of repressive rule ... It accused him of centralising power at the expense of Ethiopia's ethnically based regions, which he denies.
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Life-saving health assistance for displaced people from Tigray

Reliefweb 17 Jun 2021
Lete, a pregnant woman displaced by the conflict in northern Ethiopia ... She awaits her antenatal check-up at an IOM mobile health clinic in Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region ... For more information, contact Krizia Kaye Viray, Media and Communications Officer at IOM Ethiopia, Email.
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Ethiopia prepares for tense, long-delayed elections

Reuters 17 Jun 2021
ADDIS ABABA, June 17 (Reuters) - Ethiopia is preparing for national and regional parliamentary elections on Monday that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said will be the country's first free and fair polls after decades of repressive rule ... Within months of taking office, he ...
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Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Qatar to Discuss Nile Dam Conflict

Beijing News 16 Jun 2021
CAIRO - Arab League foreign ministers met Tuesday in Qatar, focusing on efforts to resolve the Nile River dam conflict between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia ... FILE - Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed responds to questions from members of parliament at the prime minister's office in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Nov.
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