Tag Archives: sidama ethnic group

21 November 19

Ethiopia: Sidama votes on forming new regional state

People in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region are taking to the polls to vote on the creation of a new semi-autonomous state.

08 August 19

A Sidama referendum won’t fix Ethiopia’s ethnic troubles

Dozens of people were killed in southern Ethiopia last month during clashes between activists from the country’s Sidama ethnic group and security forces. Ethiopia’s fifth-largest ethnic group is demanding its own federal state and the constitution legally binds the government
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