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Ethiopian Parliament Rigged State of Emergency Vote

A dispute over Ethiopia emergency rule vote ensued after footage posted online

It’s not the first time that Ethiopians witnessed a rigged vote. The regime’s vote mugging strategy are very well known.

BY AARON MAASHO | REUTERS *

Footage of an Ethiopian parliamentary session posted online on Saturday appeared to contradict official reports of the number of votes cast to validate the state of emergency, though government officials dismissed the discrepancy as a mistake. Continue reading Ethiopian Parliament Rigged State of Emergency Vote

Uganda Lawmakers Demand Answers about Troops in South Sudan

South Sudan government today warns it could seek outside military intervention if no ceasefire achieved

Those who make peace impossible make wars inevitable. M7, hands off South Sudan

By Peter Clottey,

Members of Uganda’s parliament are demanding answers from President Yoweri Museveni after deploying troops from the national army to South Sudan without seeking parliamentary authorization as enshrined in the constitution, according to parliamentarian Medard Sseggona. Continue reading Uganda Lawmakers Demand Answers about Troops in South Sudan