🇪🇹 Is Ethiopia on a path to inclusive democracy? | Inside Story

September 16, 2018 6:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It was an organisation once banned in Ethiopia, now it’s likely to become involved in mainstream politics.

Tens of thousands of people attended a ceremony in Addis Ababa to welcome The Oromo Liberation Front while other celebrations took place across the Oromo region.

This is the latest of sweeping measures taken by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed since he came to office in April.

His aim? To build a new political framework that involves ousted groups as part of an initiative to end years of ethnic conflict.

So, is the country on track to reconciliation?

And what does it mean for this volatile region?

Presenter: Sami Zeidan

Awol Allo, Assistant Professor at Keele University, UK
Goitom Gebreluel, Researcher at Cambridge University, UK
Tsedale Lemma, Editor-in-Chief of the Addis Standard in Addis Ababa

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