In Ethiopia, majority support amending the constitution to create term limits and constitutional court

25 August
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia (photo credit: Paul Kagame/flickr)
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia (photo credit: Paul Kagame/flickr)
Ethiopians favour amending the country’s Constitution to make the federal government multilingual, limit the prime minister to two terms, and establish a Constitutional Court, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. However, they are divided on private land ownership, the right to self-determination, the national emblem, and the status of the capital city, Addis Ababa. Large majorities say that the Constitution should be amended – rather than replaced or maintained as it is – to reflect the needs of contemporary Ethiopia and that ordinary citizens should be consulted during the review process.
Read the full article here: AfroBarometer

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