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Ethiopia to go ahead with census despite concern over its timing

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (February 4, 2019) The Ethiopian Statistics Agency said it will go ahead with the population and housing census as scheduled on April 7, 2019 despite concern that displacement and deadly conflicts in some areas of the country would make the job difficult. Public relations head with the Agency, Safi Gemede told ESAT that the displaced ...

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    Ethiopia postpones census, local elections over security concerns

    ESAT News (April 30, 2018) A joint session of the House of the Federation and its lower house postponed the country’s populations census by one year due to security concerns as the nation is still reeling from unrest in various corners. The census was supposed to take place last year but protests in most parts of the country against the ...

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