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Ethiopia’s Tigray Region to Proceed With Vote, Stoking Tensions

Today’s decision by the Tigray Regional State Council is seen as a push back that could put the country on a different political trajectory.

The Council of Tigray Regional State passed a fateful decision to go ahead with regional election as planned – no later than September 2020.

BY PAUL RICHARDSONBLOOMBERG

Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region announced it will proceed with elections, ignoring the electoral board’s postponement of nationwide balloting and placing its administration on a collision course with the federal government. Continue reading Ethiopia’s Tigray Region to Proceed With Vote, Stoking Tensions