Category Archives: English

Team Lemma’s choice: power or peace?

Team Lemma’s choice: power or peace? By Ermias Tasfaye, January 1, 2019 (Ethiopia Insight) — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Oromia President Lemma Megersa have taken the country by storm, but they have work to do at home: the Oromo… Read More »

Segen shambles shows sense in splitting South

Segen shambles shows sense in splitting South By Kulle Kursha, December 30, 2018 (Ethiopia Insight) — As ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia demand their own states, it is critical to examine how previous efforts to change administrative structures worked out in the… Read More »

OPDO is the problem

OPDO is the problem. By Tamirat Biri, December 29, 2018 The ongoing clashes between the Ethiopian army and OLF is claiming more Oromo lives, many of whom are peaceful civilians. For instance, eleven civilians were killed on December 27 in… Read More »

Why Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) Officials Lie When They Don’t Need To

Why Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) Officials Lie When They Don’t Need To By Worku Burayu (PhD), December 28, 2018 Let’s call a Spade a Spade: Honey coated venom released by our prime minister Abiy Ahmed, fear-mongering spearheaded by our president… Read More »

Abiy attacks impunity as MetEC and NISS officials held for graft and torture

Abiy attacks impunity as MetEC and NISS officials held for graft and torture By William Davison, Hayelom Tewelde, November 15, 2018  Former MetEC boss and NISS deputy head are among detained Arrests follow PM’s admission of torture and criticism of… Read More »

Abyssinian War on Oromo Nationalism USING THE SAME OLD METHOD

Abyssinian War on Oromo Nationalism USING THE SAME OLD METHOD By Abbaa Ormaa (PhD), October 11, 2018 Abyssinian Target: Oromo Nationalism Method: Manufacture crises, then accuse and criminalize, then incarcerate, kill, and exile. “The tree of liberty must be refreshed… Read More »

Revisiting Our Thinking Towards Oromo

Revisiting Our Thinking Towards Oromo By Worku Burayu (PhD), September 22, 2018 In my previous article under the title “Rethinking How We Perceive Oromo Liberation Front (OLF),” I have mentioned the need to change our thinking to OLF and to… Read More »

Stern warning to Oromo activists, Media and political leaders

Stern warning to Oromo activists, Media and political leaders By Abbaa Ormaa, September 18, 2018 Dear Oromo Activists and Media, you better start taking the bully by the horns! An attack on Qeerroo is an attack on Oromo Nation! An… Read More »

Remembering the October 2, 2016 Irreecha Massacre at Hora Arsadi Commemoration Event – Washington, DC

Remembering the October 2, 2016 Irreecha Massacre at Hora Arsadi Commemoration Event – Washington, DC  The Macha and Tulama Association and Civic Oromo Organizations are jointly organizing the  second Irreecha Massacre  commemoration event in Washington DC on September 30, 2018.… Read More »

The Network of Oromo Studies (NOS) Conference Successfully Concluded

The Network of Oromo Studies (NOS) Conference Successfully Concluded The Network of Oromo Studies Conference held in London at the University of East London from September 1-2, 2018 was Successfully Concluded. Attendants were across the world mainly from USA, Germany,… Read More »