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2020-06-11T10:30:01+00:00

Ethiopia: Elections postponed, PM Abiy stays in office

Ethiopia: Elections postponed, PM Abiy stays in office
Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed, 2019 Credit: The Kremlin, Moscow / CC BY (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0)

Ethiopia postponed its August elections due to the coronavirus. Parliament voted 114:1, approving PM Abiy Ahmed to stay in office until a new date is found. New elections are recommended to be held in 9-12 months "after the coronavirus is deemed not to be a public health concern".

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