Wednesday, June 19, 2024

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Solomon Goshu

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From talking to doing

It has been twenty two years since the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) came in to force. It is considered by many as a rights-friendly legal and political document.

Visualizing cooperation over the Nile

The fifth Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF), which took place at the Kigali Convention Centre from 23-25 October 2017, has attracted more than 500 participants from ten Nile Basin countries and the international community. One, notable absence was Egyptian government delegation.

Local elections – should the public expect anything different?  

Ethiopia is to hold a local election in few months’ time. The next local elections will also include elections for the council seats of Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa city administrations.

Underrated local elections

Zemelak Ayitenew (PhD) is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Federal Studies, Addis Ababa University, and Extraordinary Associate Professor at Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape.

Renewed diplomatic rivalry

Ethiopia-Egypt-Sudan relationship is an extremely complicated one by any standards. For ages, they have engaged in different wars, conflicts, and political quarrels against each other, and at times two of them allying against the other.

Resurrecting the hapless CSOs in Ethiopia

The positive role of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the social, economic, and political life of citizens is well recognized.

The need for establishing freedom of expression

Iginio Gagliardone (PhD) is a media scholar based in University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He joined Wits in 2016 from the University of Oxford (Program in Comparative Media Law and Policy, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies),

Is withdrawal the answer?

With speculation regarding the future of the relationship between African states and the International Criminal Court (ICC) ongoing, the claim that the international criminal court...

ICC’s biggest challenge in reversing African mass withdrawal

At the last African Union summit, the continental organization called for the mass withdrawal of member states from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Analyzing continental democratic and human rights

Solomon Ayele Dersso (PhD) is currently serving as commissioner at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the premier human rights body of the African Union (AU).