The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced that four political parties have officially registered and received recognition certificate on January 05, 2019.
According to the board which is responsible to supervises the national elections of Ethiopia two national National Movement of Amhara (NaMA) and Consultation for Unity and Democracy and two regional parties, Qemant Democratic Party and Gambela People’s Liberation Movement have submitted the necessary documents and get the official license to participate in elections.
Organizational reforms in ENEB is the reason for delays in the registration process, NaMA wrote in its official Facebook page.
NEBE is a government agency which supervises the national elections of Ethiopia. The NEBE was established by Proclamation number 64/1992, and answers to the House of Peoples’ Representatives.
Months before Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has appointed Birtukan Medikssa the former opposition leader to head NEBE.
Apart from political and economic changes, prime minister Abiy Ahmed has promised the public that the country will conduct “ free and fair election’ in 2020.