Tag Archives: Birtukan Mideksa

Ethiopia: New election boss vows to restore public trust on electoral board

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 23, 2018) Ethiopia’s new head of elections has vowed to make the electoral board an institution that would be trusted by the people in conducting free and fair elections. Birtukan Mideksa, who was elected yesterday by the Ethiopian parliament to lead the country’s electoral board says the public had lost trust on the institution ...

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Ethiopia: PM to discuss electoral reforms with leaders of opposition parties

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 23, 2018) Ethiopia’s Prime Prime Minister will hold discussions with leaders of opposition political parties on electoral reforms and democratization processes in the country. The announcement today by the Office of the Prime Minister urges leaders of opposition parties to register for the meeting to be held on Tuesday. “The discussions will focus on ...

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Establishment of democratic institutions necessary to guarantee rights, justice: says former opposition leader

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 8, 2018) A former opposition political figure who returned home after seven years in exile said now that there are positive changes in her country, she will work for the establishment of institutions crucial for guaranteeing and sustaining democratic rights, justice and freedom of the press. Birtukan Mideksa was once the popular leader of ...

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