Category Archives: Odaa Post

Here you can read selected articles by scholars

Public Health Impacts of Famine in the Horn of Africa

Public Health Impacts of Famine in the Horn of Africa Begna Dugassa  American Journal of Public Health Research. 2019, 7(5), 171-181. DOI: 10.12691/ajphr-7-5-2 Received August 10, 2019; Revised September 13, 2019; Accepted October 06, 2019 Abstract Background: In the Horn of… Read More »

Citizenship versus Identity: the current political discourse in Ethiopia

Citizenship versus Identity: the current political discourse in Ethiopia By Alemayehu Biru (PhD), September 26, 2019 This topic bears a very common binary way of putting complex sociopolitical issues by politicians and, at times, even by scholars, as if those… Read More »

The story of Oromo slaves bound for Arabia who were brought to South Africa

The story of Oromo slaves bound for Arabia who were brought to South Africa Repost In September 1888, the HMS Osprey serving in the Royal Navy’s anti-slave trade mission in the Red Sea, based in Aden, intercepted three dhows embarked from… Read More »

Emperor Menelik II committed crimes not only in Oromia, also against the Eritrean people

Emperor Menelik II committed crimes not only in Oromia, also against the Eritrean people. The Annolee Memorial Monument has been an object of contention since the beginning of its existence. This monument represents what had happened to Oromo men and women… Read More »

Aanolee: ‘a tragedy on which Ethiopian sources are silent’

Aanolee: ‘a tragedy on which Ethiopian sources are silent’ By Mohammed Ademo, April 8, 2014 (OPride) – Hundreds of thousands gathered in Hetosa, Arsi zone of Oromia, the largest of Ethiopia’s nine federal states, for the unveiling of the Aanolee Cultural Center… Read More »

Misooma Oromiyaaf Lafaa fi Qabeenya Oromiyaa Bilisoomsu; Liberating the Land and Resources for the Development of Oromiyaa

Misooma Oromiyaaf Lafaa fi Qabeenya Oromiyaa Bilisoomsu; Liberating the Land and Resources for the Development of Oromiyaa Itana Gammada, March 31, 2019 Afaan Oromoo fi Afaan Englizi (Afaan Oromo and English translation follows) Walbarsiisa Sabi tokko misoomuu fi duroomuun hafee… Read More »

Desperation, Frustration and Violence against the Oromo: Ginbot-7, Ethsat and the Dawit Wolde Giorgis Factor

Desperation, Frustration and Violence against the Oromo: Ginbot-7, Ethsat and the Dawit Wolde Giorgis Factor By Leencoo Gidiraa (PhD), March 14, 2019 On March 13, 2019, in an apparently coordinated fashion, Ginbot-7[1], Ethsat[2] and Dawit Wolde Giorgis[3] released statements that… Read More »

The Territories Surrounding Finfine and Evil Master Plan

The Territories Surrounding Finfine and Evil Master Plan By Worku Gadissa, this article was first published on July 16, 2017 This paper was first presented at OSA Annual Conference in DC. 2015. In current Ethiopian politics as in the past… Read More »

Oromo say NO to Addis Ababa Master Plan 2.0!

Oromo say NO to Addis Ababa Master Plan 2.0! By Abba Orma (PhD), March 8, 2019 Oromo it is in your right to invoke Article 39 and form an independent Oromia before Oromia perishes! Illegal settlements of Amhara on Oromo… Read More »

Finfinnee and the Truth that the anti-Oromo Extremists Need to Know. ፍንፍኔና ፀረ-ኦሮሞ ፅንፈኞች ሊያውቁዋቸው የሚገቡ ሀቆች

Finfinnee and the Truth that the anti-Oromo Extremists Need to Know ፍንፍኔና ፀረ-ኦሮሞ ፅንፈኞች ሊያውቁዋቸው የሚገቡ ሀቆች By Tulluu Ayira (PhD), March 3, 2019 The Amhara, under the leadership of Emperor Menilek II, conquered the Oromo in the last quarter… Read More »

The Bishoftu Hora Irreecha Massacre

The Bishoftu Hora Irreecha Massacre Visit to Bishotu Lake Hora By Worku Gadissa, February 8, 2019 This paper is the third of a series with Irreecha Massacre and is adopted from an article “Remembering Irreecha Massacre” posted on Ayyaantuu, August… Read More »

ODP’s fear of losing a free and fair election to the OLF is displacing and killing Oromo, a reminder of 1991/92

ODP’s fear of losing a free and fair election to the OLF is displacing and killing Oromo, a reminder of 1991/92 By Aba Orma, PhD, December 30, 2018 OLF is the spirits of the martyred and the living Oromo In… Read More »