It’s been a few days since EPRDF’s massive win in the 2010 has become evident and analysts are struggling to come up with a theory explaining the outcome. Granted that, the 2005 elections will serve as a point of departure for most.
Thus, I made a brief research to compare the two elections’ important features, though not exhaustive. The findings are presented here under nine headings.
The National Election Board of Ethiopia has released a more complete provisional result of the 4th National & Regional Election held on May 23/2010. Accordingly, EPRDF & its associate parties won most of the seats of the federal parliament and the legislative councils of the nine regional states. The tables below are taken from the … Read more
The African Union Observer Mission has released,on May 26, its Preliminary Statement of its observations of the 4th National and Regional election of Ethiopia held on May 23/2010. Here are the main sections of the report. PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS 1. Campaigns Even though the official campaign period was still on by the time the AU mission … Read more
The European Union Election Observation Mission has released its Preliminary Report on May 25, 2010 The following is the executive summary of the preliminary report. PRELIMINARY STATEMENT High turnout on a peaceful and orderly Election Day marred by a narrowing of political space and an uneven playing field Following an invitation from the Government of … Read more
The National Election Board of FDRE announced provisional results of the 4th National & Regional Election held on May 23/2010. Accordingly, EPRDF & its associate parties won the majority of the seats. Technorati Tags: ethiopia,election results,provisional,election board,2010,EPRDF,MEDREK
According to my contacts all over the country, EPRDF appears to have won the fourth National and Regional election held on May 23/2010. The known results are listed below, though more details are yet coming. Region No. of seats in the House of Peoples representatives EPRDF & its associates MEDREK Independent Afar 8 Tigray 38 … Read more
An article rejected by a pro-EPRDF private newspaper. የኢህአዴግ ደጋፊ ነኝ በሚል ጋዜጣ ሊያታተም ያልቻለ ጽሁፍ፡፡(በግርጌ ያለውን ማስታወሻ ያንብቡ) Click here to Download in XPS or PDF በነገራችን ላይ ይህ ጽሁፍ መስከረም 14/’02 ኢትዮ-ቻናል ለተባለ – በሳምንት ሁለቴ የሚታተምና በይፋ ኢሕአዴግን የሚደግፍ – የግል ጋዜጣ በኢ-ሜይል ልኬው ነበር ፡፡ ሳምንት ያህል ከጠበቅሁ በኋላ መስከረም 21/’02 … Read more
Last week, the Amharic weekly Addisadmass asked three parties to predict the election results of Addis Ababa. Hailemariam Desalegn of EPRDF expects his party to win all the 23 electoral districts. Negaso Gidada of UDJ/MEDREK predicts a diversified results and no single party will prevail in all districts. Mamushet Amare, from Hailu Shawel’s party AEUP, … Read more
Arguably, the USDS report proved its clout, albeit, in a baffling manner. It would be erroneous to relegate it ‘as worthless as the paper on which it is printed’, a favorite line of the ruling party to belittle a report. It often pushes the too-busy-to-answer government to address allegations. This year’s has succeeded to trigger … Read more
Birtukan Mideksa’s party, UDJ (aka ANDINET), made headlines, when its leaders surprised everyone by turning up at Kaliti prison gate, on March 27/’10. It was accompanied by reports of their confrontation with the Prison officers. Then, followed up by, their vow to challenge the restrictions on visitation in a court of law. Of course, the … Read more