Review on Traditional Conflict Resolution of Three Selected Ethiopian Peoples

Ibsa Aliyi Usmane


This article review assessed three Ethiopian ethnic groups traditional conflict resolution that saves life of communities and resources. Among the ethnic groups the Oromo traditional conflict resolution is called Gada system which includes nine members in addition to women conflict resolution known as Ateete/Siiqqee and Araara(reconciliation)  that every clans have their own elders who participate in any conflicts raised in communities. The other ethnic groups those solve their conflict in traditional way are Afar people that they resolve conflict in two methods that were intra-and inter clan dispute system by makaban a person who the conflict issues present to him. And also Kambata are people one of the ethnic groups this paper reviewed their conflict resolution were Reeda which elders take part in issue, and Gudagabmela includes curse if the disputants parts refuse to take their decision. Keywords: Gada System, Makaban, Reeda, Guda gambela

DOI: 10.7176/IAGS/77-01

Publication date: November 30th 2019

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