Journal of Political Science and International Relations

Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2020

  • Contesting Constitutional Multi-Culturalism in Tanzania: The Trials of Christopher Mtikila

    Michael Frank Lofchie

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 26-35
    Received: 24 March 2020
    Accepted: 27 April 2020
    Published: 28 May 2020
    Abstract: Conflicts over the permissible limits on speech that weaponizes racial, religious, and ethnic identities are a global phenomenon. Tanzania’s constitutional and legal debates over this matter are a microcosm of a global dialogue. Since the early years of independence, Tanzania has imposed constitutional and legal restrictions on speech that speech t... Show More
  • Indigenous Administration and Dispute Resolution System of the “Abo Gereb” and Its Essence of Democracy from the Modern Philosophical Perception

    Bisrat Tesfay

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 36-43
    Received: 28 May 2020
    Accepted: 15 June 2020
    Published: 4 July 2020
    Abstract: This paper was targeted to emphasize and promote the traditional political and social perspectives of the abo-gereb. Abo-gereb is an indigenous administrative system and conflict resolution mechanism in Enderta, Wejereat Raya and the low land (Afar). The paper aimed to discuss the central activities and core problems of the abo-gereb, the role of t... Show More