Category Archives: English

OPDOn Robotii Afaan Oromoo Dubbatu!

OPDOn Robotii Afaan Oromoo Dubbatu! Damee Boruutin: Bitootessa 12, 2019 Robotiin waan dhimma baasuuf saganteefame ala waan biraa hojjechuu hin danda’u. Sammuun robotii nama biraan waan qophaa’eef kan mataa isaa tahee ittiin yaadu hin qabu. Yoo sagantaan isaa dhume irra… Read More »

Oromos must seize historic opportunity

Oromos must seize historic opportunity By Olaana Abbaaxiiqi, January 27, 2019 (Ethiopian Insight) — Now that oppression has finally ended, all Oromo political leaders need to set aside their grudges and work together to build on a genuinely historic moment… Read More »

Is Tigray really a drop in the bucket for Abiy’s administration?

Is Tigray really a drop in the bucket for Abiy’s administration? By Nebiyu Sihul Mikael, January 17, 2019 “Who exceeds you as little as a grain of taff reduces you to that triviality” — Tigrayan proverb (Ethiopia Insight) — Many… Read More »

Ethiopia says launches offensive against Oromo rebels

Ethiopia says launches offensive against Oromo rebels By Aaron Maasho, January 16, 2018 ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian troops have launched operations against members of a rebel group that signed an agreement to end hostilities with the government last year,… Read More »

AN URGENT open appeal letter for ending war and the suffering of our people in different regions of OROMIA

AN URGENT open appeal letter for ending war and the suffering of our people in different regions of OROMIA with focus on Wallaga, Borana, Gujji, Bale, western Shawa, and Hararghe areas of Oromia. January 14, 2019 Your Excellency Dr. Abiy… Read More »

Ethiopia’s federation needs reviving, not reconfiguring

Ethiopia’s federation needs reviving, not reconfiguring By Alemayehu Weldemariam, January 10, 2019 (Ethiopia Insight) — Ethiopia’s nationalities battled long and hard for recognition. A centrally driven effort to reconfigure the federation that does not consider their struggle is a recipe… Read More »

No Social Theory and Archeological Evidence Repudiate the Entitlement of Oromo People to their Capital Finfinne (Addis Ababa)

Title: No Social Theory and Archeological Evidence Repudiate the Entitlement of Oromo People to their Capital Finfinne (Addis Ababa) Dear Kichuu and Ayyaantuu Readers: Recently Mr. Paul Schemm’s wrote an article published on Washington Post. The author is motivated to… Read More »

Anguish for Harari as Oromo claim rights

Anguish for Harari as Oromo claim rights By William Davison, Leake Tewele, January 2, 2019 (Ethiopia Insight) — When a group of Oromo carrying sticks and machetes entered his hotel construction site in Harar in October, Sabit Abdurahim drew his… Read More »

Keeping OLF at Bay from Conventional Politics: The Purpose, Modus Operandi and Repercussions

Keeping OLF at Bay from Conventional Politics: The Purpose, Modus Operandi and Repercussions By Jabessa Gurmessa Mullata, January 2, 2019 The Security Problem in Oromia as a Prelude The Situation in Oromia, particularly in Guji and Wollega, right now is… Read More »

Ethiopia Food Security Outlook, December 2018

Ethiopia Food Security Outlook, December 2018 Poor October to December seasonal rainfall and sustained ethnic clashes continue Full Report in PDF Key Messages Deyr/Hagaya seasonal rainfall (October to December) in southern pastoral areas has been below average. It has been… Read More »