Ethiopia prepares for crucial general elections

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    Ethiopia is preparing to hold the crucial and twice-delayed elections across the country on June 21.

    There have been concerns about the credibility of the vote and the security situation in the northern Tigray region.

    It is the first time Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will face voters since his appointment three years ago.

    Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Oromia, Ethiopia.

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