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Ethnic Federalism in Ethiopia

Bekalu Atnafu Taye writes that Ethiopia is one of three post-colonial African nations to choose a federal form of government designed to accommodate ethnic diversity. He contends that the current political leadership has distorted basic principles of federalism by politicizing Ethiopian ethnic identity. He argues that a non-ethnic, non-tribal form of federalism is the only viable way to address the challenges faced by the nation. Read more here.