Ethiopia postpones sixth general election, date undetermined

Ethiopia elections

A truck decorated with a Prosperity Party banner and Ethiopian national flag is seen in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 7,2021 during the electoral campaign rally for the general elections. 


 

Photo credit: Amanuel Sileshi | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said repeated extensions of voters' registration dates, delay in nominating and training of electoral staff as well as delay in printing and distribution of ballots forced the delay.

Ethiopian authorities on Saturday formally postponed its national election set for June 5, citing low voter registration and logistical issues.

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