By Tesfa-Alem Tekle March 24, 2013 (Bahirdar, ETHIOPIA) - Delegations from the ruling parties of Sudan and South Sudan are among 13 countries taking part at the ninth organisational assembly of the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), which is being held in Bahirdar in Amhara state.
What does EPRDF stand for?
EPRDF stands for Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (Ethiopia)
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Most opposition parties chose to boycott these elections, ensuring a landslide victory for the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, which formed a government headed by Meles.
He managed to make history following his successful bid to get the broad Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, more or less run by the core Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) to replace the old regime of the Amhara.
The party, the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, said it will also impose gender quotas in regional elections, in which half of all candidates will now have to be women.
The front's leadership left the country or went underground after quitting the transitional government in 1992 and accusing the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front of rigging elections.
99 Red Sea Press (USA & Eritrea) ISBN 1-56902-987-6 In May 1991 the long civil war in Ethiopia ended with the victory of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front.
Former dictator, Mengistu ruled Ethiopia in iron fist from 1974 to 1991 until the junta was overthrown in 1991 by forces of the current ruling party, Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).