Month: June 2020

Democracy is the Minimum Core for Ethiopians

Yoweri Museveni in his book “What is Africa’s problem?” observes that the longer presidents stay in power, the more difficult it gets to remove them democratically. There is no better example for the validity of his observation than himself. He has made it difficult to remove him democratically for more than three decades. What makes … Continue reading Democracy is the Minimum Core for Ethiopians

Toward Making a Proper Space for the Individual in the Ethiopian Constitution

A symbolic, normative, and institutional investigation of the 1995 Ethiopian Constitution reveals that the individual is displaced and locked in the periphery as much of the socio-economic and political ecology of the state is occupied by Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (NNPs). The Constitution presents and makes NNPs authors, sovereigns and constitutional adjudicators by adopting a … Continue reading Toward Making a Proper Space for the Individual in the Ethiopian Constitution