Ethiopia Activists Celebrate on Streets of Hawasa

Ethiopia Activists Celebrate on Streets of Hawasa
Ethiopia Activists Celebrate on Streets of Hawasa

Some young people in southern Ethiopia have been celebrating as they believe the region’s governing party is about to allow a referendum to take place on whether the Sidama area should become its own federal state.

Rumours have been circulating on social media that a decision has been made – but there have been no announcement on the issue.

A group of youth activists and opposition politicians agreed to go ahead and declare the
southern region of Sidama as a separate federal state within the country.

The declaration is due to happen on Wednesday.


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