Guest Host: Matt McCleskey

Journalism students at Addis Ababa University following the news two elections ago in 2005.

Journalism students at Addis Ababa University following the news two elections ago in 2005.

Ethiopia recently held its first elections since the death of former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. We explore what was at stake in the contests – and what they reveal about the state of democracy in one of America’s most valuable allies in Africa.

Guests

  • Tamerat Negara Former Editor, Addis Neger newspaper (Ethiopia)
  • Terrence Lyons Associate Professor, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University; Former Senior Advisor, Carter Center Ethiopia Election Observation project

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