Gadaa

The Gadaa system is an indigenous egalitarian democratic system being practiced among the Oromo nation of East Africa for the last six hundred years. Among other structural elements of Gadaa system is its legislative body commonly known as Gadaa General Assembly. The assembly takes place under a sycamore tree -...
Participatory democracy among the Oromo is an endogenous custom. Gadaa General Assembly takes place once every eight years. The last assembly took place at Me´ee Bokko passed a decision on environmental protection. The assembly was marked with the power transfer to the incoming Gadaa party who will serve for the...
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