Journal of Political Science and International Relations

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2024

  • Research Article

    Electoral Systems in Sudan: In Quest for an Appropriate Type

    Abdu Mukhtar Musa*

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2024
    Pages: 30-39
    Received: 5 April 2024
    Accepted: 22 April 2024
    Published: 10 May 2024
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    Abstract: This article reviews the types of electoral systems applied in Sudan since independence – in both democratic and military rules. It goes beyond that to touch on the general features of electoral behavior as well. It employs historical and descriptive approaches to examine some facts pertaining to the reality of elections and hindrances to democracy... Show More
  • Research Article

    Ethnic Identity and National Unity in Ethiopia: Challenges and Opportunities for Building National Consensus

    Aemro Tenaw Birhan*

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2024
    Pages: 40-47
    Received: 13 April 2024
    Accepted: 3 May 2024
    Published: 24 May 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jpsir.20240702.12
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    Abstract: Background: Ethiopia's rich ethnic diversity has long been a defining feature of its social landscape. The coexistence of numerous ethnic groups within the country offers both opportunities for cultural enrichment and challenges for the formation of a coherent national identity. Historical, political and social dynamics have shaped the complex inte... Show More