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Ethiopians cast their votes in a delayed election

What has been heralded as a true test of democracy in Ethiopia, the twice postponed elections finally took place in…

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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Abiy Ahmed denies reports of hunger

The UN says 350,000 people are living in famine conditions after eight months of war in the region. Source

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Ethiopia elections 2021: Abiy Ahmed faces first vote amid conflict

Abiy Ahmed is hoping to secure a popular mandate, but polls are not being held in war-torn Tigray. Source

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Ethiopians head to the polls amid conflict and a raging humanitarian crisis

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed readies for his first real test at the ballot, in what will be Ethiopia’s first multi-party…

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From Nobel Hero to Driver of War, Ethiopia’s Leader Faces Voters

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — As war raged in northern Ethiopia, and the region barreled toward its worst famine in decades,…

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Birtukan Mideksa: Ethiopia’s electoral board chairperson

Restless for change, Ms Birtukan moved back into politics, playing a key role in the formation of the Coalition for…

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South Africa gems that sparked rush are quartz not diamonds

Thousands of people rushed to KwaHlathi village after a man found what turns out to be quartz. Source

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Ethiopia elections: The misinformation circulating online

As Ethiopians prepare to go to the polls, false and misleading content has been spreading online. Source

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Why Ethiopia’s ‘alphabet generation’ feel betrayed by Abiy

PM Abiy Ahmed swept to power after mass protests, but his Oromo community still feel like outsiders. Source

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Switzerland Finds Liberian Rebel Leader Guilty of Wartime Atrocities

GENEVA — A former Liberian warlord was found guilty of war crimes including murder, cannibalism and the use of child…

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