By Tancrede Chambraud with AFP Vote counting in Ethiopia was still under way on Tuesday following Monday's parliamentary elections. National Election Board of Ethiopia's Solyana Shimeles told reporters the turnout was impressive, but declined to give figures.
BBC Monitoring The world through its media Sudan has once again urged the UN to replace Ethiopian peacekeepers in the disputed Abyei region, on the Sudan-South Sudan border, with another force from different countries, the state-owned Suna news agency has reported. The proposal...
Jibat Tamirat BBC News The Ethiopia election board has extended voting to 21:00 local time (18:00 GMT) in areas where people are still queuing. The board said 37m voters had registered and high turnout has been reported in several cities.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will be voting at his birthplace of Beshaha district in south-western Ethiopia. The BBC's reporters have shared photos of people voting in Beshaha and Agaro. Agaro is a town in the same constituency where Mr Abiy...
Parties in Ethiopia's most populous region, Oromia, said they would boycott the election. The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) pulled out in March, citing the jailing of some of its leaders and the alleged closure of its offices by the government - including its head...