How Ethiopia's New Cabinet Fits Into Ahmed's Reform Agenda
Revolutionary democracy, or the idea that the enlightened élites should lead the unconscious masses to the revolution, has been the ruling coalition's main political and economic ideology. In Ethiopia, it has prioritised the party agenda over the sanctity of the country's constitution, which is also problematic. If the coalition refuses to expand its democratic space, Ethiopia's history of exclusion and oppression may continue uninterrupted, writes Yohannes Gedamu for The Conversation Africa.
The Conversation Africa, 22 October 2018
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