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Ethiopia’s election board confirmes landslide

Ethiopia’s election board confirmes landslide

Source AP:   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's election board says the ruling party has won national elections by a landslide. Board chairman Merga Bekana says Monday's final results install Prime Minister Meles Zenawi for another five years and give his party the majority of seats. He says the May 23 poll was peaceful, fair, credible and [...]

Ethiopia: opposition calls for election rerun

Ethiopia: opposition calls for election rerun

Source: AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — An Ethiopian opposition leader called Wednesday for a rerun of the weekend election, charging that the vote was flawed by intimidation and irregularities, as America and the European Union expressed concern over its fairness. Prospective parliamentarian Hailu Shawel said he believes Sunday's vote was [...]