Ethiopian history shows that the demands of its young people can’t go unaddressed for long.
In a country where there are more than 80 ethnic groups, the territorial solution isn’t a feasible solution.
In practical terms. Sidama’s successful push has created more groups that aspire to homogenise the demography of their regions.
Calls for secession in Ethiopia could destabilise the entire nation.
The already extremely fragile political condition cannot handle any further instability and chaos.
The current state of emergency in Ethiopia is the last attempt by the Tigrayan-led regime to stop the Oromo and Amhara protests and maintain political power.