Federalism – the Best Option for Ethiopia

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has experienced different systems of government in its long history. Almost all the previous regimes that ruled the country did not have the will to decentralize and devolve power. As a result, the home of more than 80 natio…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has experienced different systems of government in its long history. Almost all the previous regimes that ruled the country did not have the will to decentralize and devolve power. As a result, the home of more than 80 nations, nationalities and peoples was mismanaged by feudalism and military dictatorship. The diverse ethnic groups had not been treated equally for several centuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

IGAD Calls for Stakeholders’ Synergy to South Sudanese Peace

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- The active engagement of stakeholders in the South Sudanese peace process led by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is crucial in bringing peace and stability to the country, according to official.

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- The active engagement of stakeholders in the South Sudanese peace process led by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is crucial in bringing peace and stability to the country, according to official.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Supply Chain of Horn From Kruger Park Disrupted – Investigators

[Daily Maverick] In 2017, 504 rhinos were poached from the Kruger National Park. Announcing a breakthrough on Tuesday, the Hawks said two accused, alleged to be kingpins in the movement of rhino horn out of the country, were arrested. The arrests were …

[Daily Maverick] In 2017, 504 rhinos were poached from the Kruger National Park. Announcing a breakthrough on Tuesday, the Hawks said two accused, alleged to be kingpins in the movement of rhino horn out of the country, were arrested. The arrests were the culmination of a two-year investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

It’s Youth Vs ‘Old’ Ahead of the ANC Gauteng Conference

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in Gauteng has thrown down the gauntlet against the province’s current leaders, who are endorsing former youth league leaders to take over the reigns ahead of what is expected to be a fiercely-contested party elective …

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in Gauteng has thrown down the gauntlet against the province's current leaders, who are endorsing former youth league leaders to take over the reigns ahead of what is expected to be a fiercely-contested party elective conference next month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Citizens Abroad Agitate for Right to Vote in July Poll

[VOA] Zimbabwe’s large diaspora community, much of it in neighboring South Africa, has lobbied for years for the right to vote remotely in the nation’s contentious elections. That’s no different this time around, as the country faces its first election…

[VOA] Zimbabwe's large diaspora community, much of it in neighboring South Africa, has lobbied for years for the right to vote remotely in the nation's contentious elections. That's no different this time around, as the country faces its first election without longtime leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pierre-Christophe Gam – Paying Homage to Thomas Sankara Through Art

[This is Africa] Thomas Sankara might be dead but his spirit is alive, a source of inspiration to many Africans, including artists like Pierre-Christophe Gam, a Cameroonian-Chadian artist. Gam titled his work The Upright Man “a mixed media installation…

[This is Africa] Thomas Sankara might be dead but his spirit is alive, a source of inspiration to many Africans, including artists like Pierre-Christophe Gam, a Cameroonian-Chadian artist. Gam titled his work The Upright Man "a mixed media installation offering an apocryphal look at the life and legacy of Thomas Sankara".

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso