Ethiopia (Vol 12, 2015)
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The main political events of the year were the May national parliamentary elections and the massive Oromo revolt against the Addis Ababa Masterplan, which had aimed to incorporate Oromo farmlands. The elections were won, as expected, by the ruling eprdf, with none of the 547 seats conceded to the opposition. It was a lacklustre and subdued event, with little international press coverage, and…

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Abbink, Jon, “Ethiopia (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 24 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0034>
First published online: 2016



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