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Ethiopian Opposition Parties Threaten Election Boycott

A ban on government employees and hike in the number of signatures required to form a political party worries Ethiopian opposition. They are now threatening to boycott the upcoming election

BY MAGGIE FICK | REUTERS

A coalition of Ethiopian opposition parties on Tuesday threatened to boycott a national vote next year without changes to an electoral law they view as biased towards the ruling party. Continue reading Ethiopian Opposition Parties Threaten Election Boycott

TPLF’s Latest Strategy to Return to Power, Restore Ethnic Apartheid in Ethiopia

The TPLF wolf in sheepskin is in your midst. Beware or the wiley wolf will get you by the jugular.

The TPLF hunkered and bunkered down at the Axum Hotel in Mekele is negotiating to create an opposition alliance together with elements of the Arena Party, Amhara National Movement and Oromo Liberation Front.

BY PROF. AL MARIAM

The latest strategy by the bosses of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) hunkered and bunkered down at the Axum Hotel in Mekele is to bring together elements of the Arena Party, Amhara National Movement and Oromo Liberation Front to wage a scorched earth opposition against the nonviolent change that is taking place in Ethiopia today and take over power. Continue reading TPLF’s Latest Strategy to Return to Power, Restore Ethnic Apartheid in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Authoritarian Regime Backtracks on Reforms

“Those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside” – John F. Kennedy

“The last state of emergency in Ethiopia did not stop unrest – just convinced more people that peaceful protest is futile. Now EPRDF is doubling down on its tragic mistake: choosing repression over reforms” – Bronwyn Bruton

BY FINANCIAL TIMES

When Hailemariam Desalegn resigned as Ethiopian prime minister on Thursday following almost three years of deadly anti-government protests, he said he did it to be “part of the solution” to meet the public’s demands for “development, democracy, and good governance”. Continue reading Ethiopia’s Authoritarian Regime Backtracks on Reforms