Ethiopia Opens a Pandora's Box of Ethnic Tensions
At the heart of the protests is the fundamental question of how to build a modern nation-state on the back of ethnic fault lines that have been exploited over centuries.
Aleksandra W. Gadzala is an independent political-risk consultant based out of Boca Raton, FL and an Africa contributor with Oxford Analytica. She holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Oxford.
Image: Destroyed Soviet military equipment in Asmara, Eritrea. Wikimedia Commons/David Stanley