Category: Africa

Op:Ed: The virtues of true decentralization

Belachew Mekuria, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, June 18/2019 – In an earlier piece for AS, I highlighted the need for empowered regional states in our federal arrangement so as to enable us ‘establish and sustain one economic community.’ The…
Commentary: Pulling Sudan Back from the Brink

Ishac Diwan Addis Abeba, June 07/2019 – Sudan is on the threshold of disaster. On June 3, paramilitary forces opened fire on peaceful pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, killing over 100 and wounding hundreds more. Now, hope for a smooth transition…