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Efforts to End Ethiopia’s Ruling Party Draws Criticism from Within

A decision by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to dissolve the ruling party months ahead of the 2020 national election has prompted criticism from the upper echelons of his own government.

In an interview with VOA’s Afaan Oromo Service, Minister of Defense Lemma Megerssa said unrest in the country means it is the wrong time to create a new political party.

“Merging this party is not timely as there are many dangers. We are in a transition,” he said speaking in Afaan Oromo. “This is borrowed time, it is not ours. We are facing several problems from different places during this borrowed read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com