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Federation among unequals. A country study of constitutional asymmetry in Ethiopia
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
Although some level of political asymmetry is unavoidable in any federal arrangement, the problem of an Ethiopian federation affected by glaring political asymmetry remains unexplored. The aim of this chapter is to examine ...
Mobility and ethnic federalism in Ethiopia
(Addis Ababa UniversityAddis Ababa University - School of Law, 2019)
Ethiopia’s federal dispensation, ushered under the 1995 Constitution, guarantees ethnic groups – constitutionally termed as “nations, nationalities and peoples” – a wide array of self-rule rights. The Constitution also ...
Constitutionalism and electoral authoritarianism in Ethiopia: From EPRDF to EPP
(Oxford University, 2020)
Ethiopia has had little experience of democratic political systems. For centuries it was a monarchy, ruled by successive emperors who traced their political authority to divine sources as opposed to the people.1 Although ...
South Africa: Homosexual Muslims in South Africa: Some legal implications, including constitutional, marriage and succession’
This chapter focuses on the succession rights and testamentary freedom of male (gay) and female (lesbian) homosexuals in Islam and in South Africa. It highlights that, although the practice of male homosexuality and same-sex ...