Federalism

By IAfrica
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Jul 4th, 2014
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BY: Peter Utermando, South Sudan, JUL/04/2014, SSN; South Sudan as the world’s newest country had a great opportunity to embark on nation-building, institutional reforms and right decisions on the most suitable system of governance. However, since 2005 the government has been taking the country on th...
By IAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2014
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By John Clement Kuc Acol June 28, 2014 – There are three major types of governments in place in the world today. The most prevalent is unitary system. In a unitary system, power is held at the national level, with little power being held in political subdivision such as provinces, counties, parishes,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2014
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by Frederick Fasehun Opening address by Dr. Frederick Fasehun, principal convener of the”Pan-Yoruba agenda for the 2014 national conference,” holding at yard 158 Arena, Cregun, Lagos, on February 20, 2014. We, whom the exigencies of history and destiny have appointed as emblems and foot-s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 9th, 2013
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By Seyoum Workneh As we all know, EPRDF follows the policy of ethnic federalism, which will have dire consequences for the country in the future. Ethnic federalism is a symbolic division of power based on race. Presidential position has been assigned for the Oromo ethnic group as we have seen it for ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2013
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The internet has brought many us benefits which we all cherish. It allows for the superfast exchange of ideas, opinions and information. It is however a two edged blade that can be used to cut an intended object but also cut the user if he or she is not careful. This metaphor is appropriate when [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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By Muktar M. Omer Rash moments and regret Sometimes we impulsively legitimize hateful words: hardliner, sectarian, clanist, Islamist, anarchist. At times, we utilize these words quite idly, at other times whimsically. We cock it and unleash it against opinions we don’t like, don’t agree with, or do n...