Ethiopia: Sidama Vote First Step in Long Process of Change – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] The Sidama people of Ethiopia have, for the first time ever, been given the opportunity to vote for their autonomy. If a majority vote in favour, it will mean they can carve an autonomous region for the Sidama. The Sidama comprise about 4% of Ethiopia's 105 million people.