Tag Archive | Constitution

Economic Reform, Peace with Eritrea and Medemer: Some Questions

By The Strathink Editorial Team The trajectory of change that has taken place in Ethiopia since the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn this year has been extraordinary. What was once unthinkable, such as privatizing public enterprises and peace with Eritrea, is now on the table. The euphoria, bordering on almost religious fervor, with which […]

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De-Mystifying the Ethiopian Constitution (Part 1)

The Strathink Editorial Team presents here Part 1 of its series this week on the 1994 Ethiopian Constitution. In today’s atmosphere of change, Strathink would like to remind its readers that Ethiopia is a nation governed by the rule of law–its legal framework spelled out in the 1994 Constitution. Genuine change can only take place […]

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Kenya: 105 MPs Sign Motion to Impeach President

From allafrica By David Mwere Some 105 MPs have signed a motion to impeach President Uhuru Kenyatta over claims he has violated the constitution. Suba MP John Mbadi, who is leading the initiative, said that the exercise is progressing well and he expects the matter to be concluded by the end of this week. The […]

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Kenya: Bill to Gag Media Wins MPs Backing

From Kenya’s Daily Nation Photo:  Godfrey Another provision seen as a hindrance to media freedom is the requirement for approval by the speaker or chairman of a committee before proceedings are broadcast (file photo). By John NjagiA Bill that seeks to curtail the media from reporting Parliamentary proceedings got support from most MPs on Wednesday. Among […]

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