Ethnic federalism: Officially a coalition of 5 parties. Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party: Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሕዝባዊ አብዮታዊ ፓርቲ: Non-ethnic federalism: Former communist party. Ethiopian Social Democratic Party: Amharic: ኢትዮጵያ ማህበረ-ዴሞክራሲ ፌደራላዊ ፓርቲ: Social democracy
The ethnic groups of Africa number in the thousands, with each population generally having its own language (or dialect of a language) and culture. The ethnolinguistic groups include various Afroasiatic , Khoisan , Niger-Congo and Nilo-Saharan populations.