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Kjetil Tronvoll @KjetilTronvoll Addis Abeba, May 14/2020 – The postponement of the elections and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s proposal on how to solve the upcoming constitutional crisis in Ethiopia, has accentuated Tigrayan nationalism and the process of ensuring de facto Tigray statehood. The current political dynamics in the country, if …

Yonatan T. Fessha, @YonatanFessha Zemelak Ayele @zemelak_a Solomon A. Dersso @SolomonADersso & Adem Abebe @AdamAbebe Addis Abeba, May 14/2020 – As students of Ethiopian constitutional law, we cannot remember a time as interesting as the last few weeks. The debate around the constitution has attracted even those that are skeptical …

Solomon A. Dersso (PhD) @SolomonADersso Addis Abeba, May 12/2020 – Depending on whether we seize the opportunity arising from it, this constitutional crisis could be a necessary trouble, a blessing in disguise, for Ethiopia. What determines whether a crisis leads to success or failure is not by how one escapes …