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Ethiopian president casts ballot as Ethiopians flocked in nationwide elections

 ADDIS ABABA : Ethiopia's president on Monday cast her ballot in the country's sixth parliamentary and regional councils elections.

President Sahle-work Zewde first time voted at  a polling station in the Kirkos sub-city of the capital Addis Ababa, as she had been outside the country "most of the time" during previous votes.

 

 "The winner would be magnanimous and the losers would be gracious in accepting the results of the election," she said, adding that losing would not amount to rejection, but a call for preparation for the next election.

More than 37.4 million voters are voting in the elections across the country.

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