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Ethiopia’s Ruling Coalition Agrees to Form Single ‘Prosperity Party’

EPRDF dissolved to form a single national party called Prosperity Party
Despite TPLF’s attempt to obstruct the process, three of the four EPRDF coalition have approved the merger into a single national party – The Prosperity Party. The TPLF has now two options: to join this new singular party and be part of the gov’t or risk being kicked out in the cold.

BY REUTERS

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition on Thursday approved the merger of three of its four ethnic-based parties into a single national party ahead of the 2020 elections, part of the prime minister’s efforts to unite the country, but one of the parties [TPLF] boycotted the meeting and vote. Continue reading Ethiopia’s Ruling Coalition Agrees to Form Single ‘Prosperity Party’