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By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 20th, 2013
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COUNCIL of African Political Parties vice-president Redwan Hussein Rameto says rich people in Ethiopia are not allowed to be members of the ruling party as a way of protecting the country’s interests. During an executive members meeting on Sunday, Rameto said the decision to bar rich people fro...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 29th, 2013
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Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe’s ruling Union for the Republic won more than two-thirds of the seats in Parliament in last week’s vote. Preliminary results show the party won 62 of the 91 seats in the July 24 election, Angele Aguigah, president of the National Independent Electoral Commission, t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 30th, 2013
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By Teklu Abate For the last two decades, the ruling party, EPRDF, set the agendas for political discourse, putting the opposition to a clear defensive position. The former drafted, ratified, and implemented rulings and laws solo several of which are calculated to contain and neutralize any form of pu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 26th, 2013
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By Getachew T. Alemu, Addis Fortune column Our fair city is hosting yet another round of elections. It will be for the purpose of selecting the party that will be responsible for overseeing its future. But, one should not make any further assumptions about the upcoming vote, for it falls short of pre...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Sep 30th, 2012
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Respeaking Truth to the Powerless For several years now, I have been “speaking truth to power”. In fact, the tag line for my blog page is “Defend Human Rights. Speak Truth to Power.” It is a special phrase which asserts a defiant moral and ethical position against those who abuse, misuse and overuse ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 27th, 2012
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Medrek, arguably the most popular opposition party in Ethiopia which is striving to bring about democracy and the rule of law in the country, vows to get rid of the dark-side legacy of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Addressing a gathering in Atlanta on Sunday, September 23, 2012, Ato Temesgen ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2012
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By Zelalem Eshete It seems there is no choice for Ethiopians to be independent on the matter of politics. Our political culture demands one to be for the ruling party or the opposing team. I would like to express the voices of what I think are the silent independent Ethiopians. When I do this, I [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 2nd, 2012
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By Ewnetu Sime The past 21 years Meles dictatorial rule violated Ethiopians people rights with impunity, and plundered the national resources. He established a one-party state and has left the security and the police to rely on brutal force, deception, killing, jailing, etc… The same institutio...
By IndepthAfrica
In Gambia
Mar 27th, 2012
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Banjul – Gambia wrapped up campaigning ahead of legislative polls on Thursday, with six opposition parties maintaining a boycott after accusing the ruling party of loading the dice. The election will not take place in 25 of 48 constituencies where parliamentary seats held by the ruling party ha...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 14th, 2011
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Cairo – A Cairo court on Monday agreed to allow members of ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s party to run in upcoming polls, overturning a decision by a lower court last week. The Higher Administrative Court ruled in favour of allowing members of Mubarak’s now-dissolved National Demo...