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A Bridge Across Two Struggles: The African American and Oromo Movements

A Bridge Across Two Struggles: The African American and Oromo Movements A Commentary By Camlin Nicholls, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, December 16, 2018 Learning in depth about the African American struggle from the very beginning to the present… Read More »

Suuraa fi Wareegamtoota Aanaa Jalduu (Giddu Galeessa Oromiyaa)

Suuraa fi Wareegamtoota Aanaa Jalduu (Giddu Galeessa Oromiyaa) Original: Read full printed material in PDF SEENSA Aanaan Jalduu gidduu galeessa Oromiyaa Lixa Shaggaritti kan argamtu yoo taatu; Handhuura biyyaa irraa 115 Km fagaattee kan argamtu dha. Bahaan Aanaa Meettaa Roobii,Lixaan Aanaa… Read More »

Barara is not Addis Ababa

Barara is not Addis Ababa By Guluma Gemeda (PhD), University of Michigan-Flint, November 22, 2018 Recently, unpublished, 49-page document entitled: ‘Addis Ababa is Barara, and Barara is Addis Ababa’ has circulated on the internet. The name of the author(s) is not… Read More »

Perils of Negotiating With Ethiopian Rulers

Perils of Negotiating With Ethiopian Rulers By Worku Gadissa  “Woraabeechi si gatuu mannaa woraabeecha nyaatee lulluqachu woyaa” [It is better to eat hyena and be sanctified rather than be eaten by hyena” singer,  Ittika Teferi This article was originally posted… Read More »

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 »