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Scotland Referendum: Important Lesson for African War Mongers

When Eritreans were denied of their right for self-determination, they waged a 30 years armed struggle to finally win their freedom that few thought could be won. With determination they are winning the peace too.
When Eritreans were denied of their right for self-determination, they waged an armed struggle that lasted for 30 years and finally won their freedom that few thought could be won. With determination they are winning the peace too. In contrast, Scottish people are on the process to determine their right to self-determination with out firing a single bullet. What lessons Africans, especially Ethiopians, can draw from what is taking place in Scotland?

By Bruh Tesfa,

NEWS are circulating around that Scotland is holding a referendum to decide whether or not to secede from United Kingdom. While respecting the people’s wish on how to run their land, British Prime Minister Cameron is reportedly offering some attractive incentives for Scotland to remain part of United Kingdom, the details of which has yet to be revealed.

What does this news have to do with Eritrea, one may ask. And it is a legitimate question which deserves explanation. On this piece an attempt will be made to compare and contrast the referendum that was held by Eritrean people in 1991 to that taking place in Scotland today.  Continue reading Scotland Referendum: Important Lesson for African War Mongers