By Basaznew Wondimneh – The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said it will not recognize the decision of Tigray Regional Administration to hold election and the request to handle / manage the election in Tigray Region.
Police Commission of Oromia Region of Ethiopia says soldiers of Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) were involved in military training and giving mission to the armed group Oromoa Liberation Front (OLF-Shinae), which has been engaged in deadly clashes with in Guji zone Western Oromia Region of Ethiopia.
Contrary to recent decision of Electoral Board of Ethiopia to suspend this year’s planned general election in the country because of COVID-19, Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) today decided to start preparation for holding general election in Tigray separately.
Following the suspension of the upcoming July general election because of COVID-19, which forced the country to declare a state of emergency for five months, the Government of Ethiopia has presented a study to political parties with four potential options on the way forward.
The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has given recognition for Balderas, the recently established political party led by the former human rights activist and multiple global journalism award winners Eskinder Nega.