Ethiopia's electoral board sets new date for general elections (2)

(Xinhua) 11:16, May 21, 2021

Solyana Shimelis, spokeswoman of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia, speaks during a press conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 20, 2021. The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia announced on Thursday it has set June 21 as new date for general elections. Solyana Shimelis said the new electoral timetable was set taking into account the need to finish and transport printing ballots to electoral constituencies across Ethiopia. Ethiopia had previously slated June 5 as a tentative schedule to hold sixth general elections. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)


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