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Crackdown on Ethiopian opposition

Reports of several hundred arrests of supporters of Ethiopia
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Addis Ababa voting registration extended

The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia has extended by one week the registration for voting in Addis Ababa
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New US Embassy in Addis Ababa

The US embassy in Ethiopia has been relocated to a safer location on Entoto Road overlooking Addis Ababa. Housing both the US embassy to Ethiopia and the US mission to the African Union, the chancery...
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African Union supports Kenya’s case against the ICC

The African Union (AU) has decided to support Kenya
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African Union meets at moment of turmoil

Ambassadors of the African Union's 53 member states are meeting at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa for the 16th assembly of heads of state and government of the AU. The session
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Addis Ababa sees high turnout for southern Sudan referendum

Large numbers of southern Sudanese living in nearby Ethiopia have turned out at the start of their week-long referendum for independence for the southern region. The result of the 2005 Comprehensi...
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Voter registration for Southern Sudanese in Ethiopia

An independent commission representing the governments of Sudan and its autonomous southern region has started to register Southern Sudanese people living in neighbouring Ethiopia. The provisions...
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Ethiopian election results confirmed

The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has confirmed the provisional results of the general election on 23 May, which returned the ruling Ethiopian People
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Ethiopia elections "peaceful and calm"

European Union (EU) observers in Ethiopia are looking into claims by the opposition of electoral malpractice during the 23 May parliamentary and state council elections, which they have however descri...
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Africa Day on 25 May

25 May is Africa Day, when the African Union (AU) officially celebrates unity on the African continent. It marks the anniversary of the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), the fo...
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Ethiopia elections on 23 May

Campaigning for elections ends in Ethiopia ahead of parliamentary and state council elections on 23 May. 29,170,867 people out of a total population of 85 million have registered to vote in the po...
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Ethiopia readies for parliamentary elections

On 23 May 2010 Ethiopians go to the polls to elect their new federal parliament. The main competitors are the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), led by prime minister Me...
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African Union elects Bingu wa Mutharika as new president

The African Union has decided not to confirm the Libyan leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, as its president for a second year. The position has gone to the president of Malawi, Bingu wa Mutharika, a...
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African Union considers Haiti resettlement

African leaders considered a proposal by Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade to resettle Haitians made homeless by the earthquake on 12 January during the three-day African Union (AU) summit in Addis...
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Gaddafi heads African Union.

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been elected chairman of the African Union at the pan-African organisation
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African Union summit in Addis Ababa.

The Ethiopian capital will play host to the 12th African Union (AU) summit from 26 January-3 February under the theme
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New EPRDF headquarters.

The ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition is to build a new seven-storey headquarters near its existing premises in Arat Kilo close to the city centre. The buildin...


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