Briefing Ethiopia goes to the polls: What's at stake?

Voters in Africa’s second-most populous nation will vote this weekend in the country’s first election since 2012. Will demand to improve poor public services and rising costs affect the outcome?

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This weekend, Ethiopians will participate in their fifth election since rebels removed a military regime in 1991. But the insurgents-turned-rulers from the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) look likely to claim another comfortable victory with no viable opposition.