Ethiopia warns against incitement over 'no-mandate' government

In this file photo taken on August 01, 2019, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gives a press conference at the Prime Minister's office in the capital, Addis Ababa.

Photo credit: Michael Tewelde | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The warning on Friday came days after authorities in the Tigra, which conducted regional elections in defiance to the central government, announced that it will not accept an order from Addis Ababa to redo the polls.
  • Alongside the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) which rules the Tigray region, some opposition groups have been protesting over the mandate of Ahmed's government come October.

Addis Ababa,

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