People queue at a polling station to vote during the Ethiopian parliamentary and regional elections, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters People queue at a polling station to vote during the Ethiopian parliamentary and regional elections, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
People queue at a polling station to vote during the Ethiopian parliamentary and regional elections, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Africa

Complaints raised as Ethiopians vote in what government bills as first free election

  • Voting in country’s ‘first attempt at free and fair elections’ described as mainly mostly peaceful so far
  • However, violence has been cited in some areas while opposition parties have boycotted the poll in others

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People queue at a polling station to vote during the Ethiopian parliamentary and regional elections, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters People queue at a polling station to vote during the Ethiopian parliamentary and regional elections, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
People queue at a polling station to vote during the Ethiopian parliamentary and regional elections, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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