THE ETHIOPIAN PEACEFUL TRANSITION OF POWER: SO INCREDIBLY INSPIRING FOR INFORMED ERITREAN CITIZENS

11 Apr 2018

It was amidst fears of the eruption of uncontrolled violence and possible national dissolution that we were thrilled to see the peaceful transition of power from the resigned Ethiopian Prime Minister, Ato Hailemariam Desalign, to the new Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed, taking place. Eritreans were divided among those who feared that it could be a terrifying prospect and those who were optimistic because Ethiopians have a constitution to be referred to in case of differences and institutions with the courage to act.