EU won’t observe Ethiopian elections

The European Union has scrapped plans to send observers to a parliamentary election in Ethiopia next month, saying conditions had not been met on communication systems and the mission’s independence. Josep Borrell, the EU’s High Representative of the European Union says the 27-nation bloc will also not monitor preparations for the June fifth election including voter registration. The situation in Tigray is also adding to the country’s problems as some commentators say it could shatter possibilities of unity in the country. For a perspective on this, we are joined on the line by…

Guest: Professor Mammo Muchie – Pan African scholar and analyst also Research Professor on Innovation studies at Tshwane University of Technology

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