Articles on the Kampala Convention

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Arms control and arms traditions in Ethiopia. Mehari Taddele Maru

Arms control and arms traditions in Ethiopia. Mehari Taddele Maru
Ethiopia is party to the Nairobi Protocol for Prevention, Control in Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa (Nairobi Protocol), which compels signatories to dispose of confiscated and unlicensed small arms and light weapons (SALWs). This provision is also included in Ethiopian law. According to ...

Chinese Economics: Example for Africa

With the recently held Fourth Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and China’s 10 billion dollar pledge for Africa, the pundits and the media are questioning the relationship. Chinese Economics: Example for Africa

Diversity in Ethiopia

Diversity in Ethiopia
Multiethnic Ethiopia has miraculously remained intact despite a dizzying 30 years that has seen it go from a monarchy to communism to a transition to democracy all while having to endure several droughts, famines and oppressive poverty. Diversity in Ethiopia

Devolution of Power in Ethiopia

Devolution of Power in Ethiopia
Paper presented by Mehari Taddele Maru to the Political Parties Forum in March 2008 In this paper, I intend to examine the following five major issues: an overview of the federalist arrangement in Ethiopia since 1991 and how it is related to on-going devolution of power, the historical, legal and political justifications and economic development ...

The Future of Somalia

The Future of Somalia
This article argues that the distressing situation in Somalia offers an opportunity to introduce new legal institutions with less colonial path-dependence and greater sensitivity to the security and development needs of Somalians. Peace and stability could be enhanced by allowing customary law and Islamic courts to operate within the framework of the Transitional Federal Charter ...