(ሙሼ ሰሙ – የኢዴፓ ፕሬዚደንት) “ምርጫዎች ቀን ቆጥረው ይመጣሉ፤ ውጤቱን እንዲለውጡ ግን አንፈልግም” ሶሻሊስቶች ለህዝብ ጥቅም በሚል ሰበብ በሥልጣን ላይ ለመቆየት የሚሹት በዲሞክራሲያዊ መንገድ አይደለም፡፡ በዚህም ሳቢያ ፍትሃዊ ምርጫ ማድረግ አይዋጥላቸውም፡፡ ተፈጥሯዊ ባህርያቸውም አይደለም፡፡ የእነሱ ዝነኛ ብሂል “የትም ፍጪው [ስልጣኑን] አምጭው” የሚል ነው፡፡ ከጊዜ ወደ ጊዜ በአገራችን በሚካሄዱ ምርጫዎች፣ ምርጫ ቦርድና አስፈጻሚዎቹ ለምርጫ ሕጎችና አሰራሮች … Read more
(Daniel Berhane) Ethiopia’s western region, Gambella, changed its long-serving President Umod Ubong, it was learnt. Umod Ubong, ethnic-Anuak, held the top post for the last 13 years. He doubled as chairman of the region’s ruling party – Gambella Peoples’ Democratic Movement (GPDM) – since September 2005. The regional state council elected Gatluak Tut Koat, ethnic-Nuer, as … Read more
ለአንድ ወር ያህል በተካሄደው የምረጡኝ የመገናኛ ብዙኃን ቅስቀሳ ፣ ገዥው ፓርቲ ኢህአዴግ ፣ ተቃዋሚ የፖለቲካ ፓርቲዎችና አጋር ድርጅቶች በተመደበላቸው የአየር ሰዓትና አምድ ሙሉ ለሙሉ አለመጠቀማቸው ተገለጸ። የኢትዮጵያ ብሮድካስት ባለሥልጣን ምክትል ዋና ዳይሬክተር አቶ ልዑል ገብረ እንደተናገሩት፤ በምርጫው የሚሳተፉ የፖለቲካ ፓርቲዎች በመገናኛ ብዙኃን ነጻ የአየር ሰዓትና የጋዜጣ አምድ ተድልድሎላቸው የምረጡኝ ቅስቀሳቸውን ሲያካሂዱ ቢቆዩም ሙሉ ለሙሉ አልተጠቀሙበትም። … Read more
The unemployment rate of Addis Ababa decreased to 23.3 percent, the city Administration claims. The city’s unemployment rate stood as 31.4 percent in 2007, according to the news citing Foino Folla, head the Finance and Economic Development Bureau. The news didn’t provide a breakdown of the source of employments, except indicating that Micro and Small Enterprises take the lion’s share. The official … Read more
Here-under, in the first table, I will simply list the current 180 members of the EPRDF Council as well as changes their membership status.
The second table presents the list of those who left the EPRDF Council last month.
Last week saw the election of Dep. PM Uhuru Kenyatta as President of Kenya, the 2nd biggest economy in Eastern Africa. Most Ethiopians, however, are more familiar with his rival PM Raila Odinga, as part of the 2007 Kenyan presidential elections and the ensuing violence that saw him instated as Prime Minister. Arguably, Odinga became … Read more
Here are three informative news reports in the past hour regarding the Kenyan election result. The nation reported, IEBC declares Uhuru Kenya’s fourth president: Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the duly elected President of Kenya by the electoral commission. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairman Isaack Hassan made the announcement at the Bomas of Kenya … Read more
The ballot count in Kenya’s presidential elections has been rigged, says the running mate of Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who is trailing behind his rival, Uhuru Kenyatta. "We have evidence the results we have received have been doctored," said Mr Odinga’s running mate Kalonzo Musyoka. He said the vote count should be stopped but added … Read more
(By: Jefrey Gettleman) Millions of Kenyans poured into polling stations across the country on Monday in a crucial, anxiously-awaited presidential election, and early reports said some violence erupted in the coastal region around Mombasa, recalling far greater bloodletting in the last national ballot five years ago. Across the land, the turnout appeared to be tremendous. … Read more
Kenyans go the polls on Monday, March 4th, in the first general election since the December 2007 vote and subsequent violence. They will be voting for a president, for the members of parliament and senators for the first bicameral legislature since 1966, as well as county governors and members of the newly formed county assembly. … Read more