Sunday, 23 May 2010

Ethiopia votes in election clouded by fraud fears

Polls have closed in Ethiopia's first election since a 2005 contest which was marred by protests that led to the deaths of 200 people.
Voting was smooth and steady in the capital, Addis Ababa, but the opposition said there had been irregularities elsewhere in the country.
Officials have dismissed the claims.
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, a Western ally against militants in Somalia, is seeking re-election. 
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