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Haasaa Hayyuu Duree ABO, Jaal Dawud Ibasa, Fulbaana 15, 2018 Finfinnee

Haasaa Hayyuu Duree ABO, Jaal Dawud Ibasa, Fulbaana 15, 2018 Finfinnee Kabajamoo Bulchinsaa Magalaa Finfinnee Engineer Taakkalee Uumaa Kabajamtoota Qondaalota Mootummaa Federaala Ityophiyaa, Kabajamtoota bakka bu‘ootii Bulchiinsaa nannoolee, Kabajamtoota bakka bu‘ootii dhaabolee Siyaasaa, Waldayaa Hojjeetootaa fi Ogummaa,” Kabaajamtoota Miseensota, Deggartootaa… Read More »

An attack on Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) is an attack on the Oromo people

An attack on Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) is an attack on the Oromo people. Abbaa Ormaa, PhD, August 28, 2018 Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. The Oromo people are no more the sacrificial… Read More »

Article 39: Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism and Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership (Part II continued)

Article 39: Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism and Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership (Part II Continued, Revised) By Mekuria Bulcha, PhD, Professor, July 24, 2018 Inclusion that excludes – a myth used to distort history As I have noted… Read More »

HE DIED BUT HIS PROPHECY STILL RESONATES

HE DIED BUT HIS PROPHECY STILL RESONATES Lt. Mamo Mezemer, the Unsung Hero By Worku Gadissa, July 25, 2018 Today I want to present a short article about one of the key founders and leaders of Mecha Tulama Association, Lt.… Read More »

Article 39, Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership (Part II)

Article 39, Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership  – Part II Mekuria Bulcha, PhD, Professor – July 12, 2018 Introduction As indicated in the first part of this article, the declaration of most of the opposition… Read More »

Article 39, Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism & Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership

Article 39, Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism & Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership Part I  By Mekuria Bulcha, PhD, Professor – June 21, 2018 Ethiopia is in the middle of one of the many crises it had faced since… Read More »

The History and Politics of the Qubee Alphabet

The History and Politics of the Qubee Alphabet By Guluma Gemeda, PhD, June 18, 2018 In several publications, Professor Mekuria Bulcha has presented the origin, development and the significance of the qubee alphabet for Afaan Oromo. Just last summer, in… Read More »

Walelign Mekonnen, the Question of Nationalities and Ethiopia’s Persistent Crisis

Walelign Mekonnen, the Question of Nationalities and Ethiopia’s Persistent Crisis By Mekuria Bulcha, PhD, Professor Introduction That Ethiopia is in deep crisis is known to all who follow the political development in the country. That the crisis is likely to… Read More »

The Fall of the TPLF and the Realignment of Political Forces in Ethiopia

The Fall of the TPLF and the Realignment of Political Forces in Ethiopia By Guluma Gemeda, June 7, 2018 Since the fall of the Derg in 1991, the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), as organizer and leader of the Ethiopian… Read More »

Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Speeches, Menilek II and the Problem of National Integration in Ethiopia

Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Speeches, Menilek II and the Problem of National Integration in Ethiopia By Guluma Gemeda, May 16, 2018 The Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has been intentionally ambiguous about the role of Emperor Menilek II in Ethiopian… Read More »