Monday, May 24, 2010

Ethiopia's ruling party won vote

The Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front and its allies were ahead in the nine regions that have reported results, out of a total of 11, board chairman Merga Bekana said. "As far as the provisional result is concerned, the EPRDF has winned," New York-based Human Rights Watch criticized Sunday's vote as corrupted by pre-election irregularities, including telling voters they could lose food assistance, public-sector jobs, loans and educational opportunities if they voted against the ruling party. Read more…


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