AU says Ethiopia elections are 'credible'

Ethiopian elections

A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in the city of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, on June 21, 2021.

Photo credit: AFP

What you need to know:

  • AU's Mission report came as Ethiopia reported renewed fighting in the Tigray region which did not hold elections.
  • AU Mission insists that the challenges faced by the country have not derailed a free poll.


An election observer mission from the African Union (AU) has endorsed the Ethiopian poll as credible, despite security challenges faced in the country including in the northern Tigray region.

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