African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 390

Full Length Research Paper

The status of political parties’ in using social media for campaigns during the 2015 general election of Ethiopia

Ketemaw, T. Muluye
  • Ketemaw, T. Muluye
  • Department of Civics and Ethical Studies, Wachemo University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 26 June 2017
  •  Accepted: 31 July 2017
  •  Published: 31 October 2017

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