from Africa News blog:

With Birtukan gone, smooth sailing for Ethiopia’s Meles

By Aaron Maasho
February 23, 2011

 

ETHIOPIA-OPPOSITION/BIRTUKANEthiopia’s opposition UDJ party, completely wiped out at last year’s disputed election, says it is regrouping.

from Africa News blog:

Will democracy work in Ethiopia?

February 27, 2009

Six Ethiopian opposition parties have joined forces to go up against the government of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in next year’s parliamentary elections, but their chances of bringing change look slim at best and they complain of heavy-handed tactics by the ruling party.