In pictures – September 15, 2018

Simannaa ABO fi WBO, Fulbaana 15, 2018

I’m happy I lived to see this historic day-when young people (qeerroo) who peacefully pushed through to create this political opening in Ethiopia honor sacrifices of generations who went before them & celebrate Oromummaa, which has potential to rebuild the… Read More »

Like PG7, Ethiopia govt welcomes Oromo Liberation Front back home

Like PG7, Ethiopia govt welcomes Oromo Liberation Front back home September 16, 2018 (Africa News) — The government of Ethiopia on Saturday officially welcomed erstwhile armed opposition group, the Oromo Liberation Front, OLF, back to the country to pursue peaceful political… Read More »

ONN: Gaaddisa Dhugaa Fulbaana 15, 2018 Sirna Gaggeessaa WBO

ONN: Gaaddisa Dhugaa Fulbaana 15, 2018 Sirna Gaggeessaa Waraana Bilisummaa Oromoo (WBO)

Hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia welcome once-banned group

Hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia welcome once-banned group By Elias Meseret | AP | September 15, 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (The Washington Post) — Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians gathered on Saturday to welcome returning leaders of the once-banned Oromo Liberation Front amid sweeping… Read More »

US, UK issue Ethiopia travel alerts ahead of OLF rally in Addis Ababa

US, UK issue Ethiopia travel alerts ahead of OLF rally in Addis Ababa September 14, 2018 (Africa News) — The United States and the United Kingdom have issued security alerts for the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa ahead of the return… Read More »

The SNLF Decides To Return To Sidama, Ethiopia On October 04, 2018

The SNLF Decides To Return To Sidama, Ethiopia On October 04, 2018 September 14, 2018 The SNLF Press Release Cognizant of genuine interest and increased resolve of the new EPRDF’s leadership; and our partners’ collective and individual decision to be… Read More »

Self-Determination and Oromo Nationalism

Self-Determination and Oromo Nationalism By Gizaw Tasissa (PhD), September 14, 2018 (kichuu) — Self-determination is popular but seems challenged by counter parts of itself, i.e. alien determinants. Self-determination can be traced back to the late 18th c. However, the phrase… Read More »

The Oromo language issue is more than a question of its status in Ethiopia

The Oromo language issue is more than a question of its status in Ethiopia By Mootii Baarboo (PhD), September 14, 2018 (kichuu) — The conspiracy to subjugate the Oromo people by denigrating their language, afaan Oromo, and destroying their identity and denigrating… Read More »