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Ethiopia’s electoral authoritarianism, free press and accountability

Ethiopia’s electoral authoritarianism, free press and accountability

(OPride) — About a dozen elections have been held in Ethiopia over the last century, most of them during the reign of the incumbent regime.

16-04-2015 Opride Contributors

Does Ethiopia really need another mega airport?

Does Ethiopia really need another mega airport?

(OPride) — In his recent piece, “How Ethiopia Is Shaking Off Its Famine-Stricken Image,” AP's Ethiopia correspondent Elias Meseret portrayed the country’s current rulers as visionary leaders who pulled millions of Ethiopians out of misery.

13-04-2015 Opride Contributors

Horn of Africa News

Ethiopia frees prominent Oromo opposition leader Bekele Garba

Ethiopia frees prominent Oromo opposition leader Bekele Garba

(OPride) — “On each trip to prison to visit my father, I pray, ‘Dear God, let there be no reason for me to come back again,’”Bontu Bekele Garba, wrote in a Facebook note on Feb. 6.

01-04-2015 | Horn of Africa News

Ethiopia boots out "visiting" ODF delegation

Ethiopia boots out "visiting" ODF delegation

(OPride) -- A senior delegation of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) led by veteran Oromo leader, Lencho Lata, had been told to leave Ethiopia days after returning home to pursue peaceful struggle, the group said in a statement on Sunday.

22-03-2015 | Horn of Africa News

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