Oromia

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2014
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ADDIS ABABA – The Ethiopian Parliament on Tuesday approved the appointment of Aster Mammo as deputy prime minister, becoming the first woman in the country’s history to hold such a lofty position. Parliament endorsed Mammo’s nomination by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to head up the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 6th, 2014
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The former chairperson of the Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organisation (OPDO) – one of the four member parties of the ruling EPRDF – and also former president of the Oromia Region, Alemayehu Atomsa died late on Thursday, March 6, 2014. He was born in 1969 in the Bilo Boshe woreda of East Wollega – one ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Fayyis Oromia* It is interesting to follow the ongoing discussion and dispute regarding Ethiopiawinet (Ethiopian nationalism) and Oromummaa (Oromo nationalism) in the cyberworld and at the real community level. It was two months ago that we first listened to a cyber conference of about eight polit...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2013
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Oromo Press A historically pro-Oromo refugees Norway has been evolving into an unfavorable place for Oromo refugees and refugees from the Horn of Africa in recent years. Abandoning its own humanitarian streak, the Norwegian government has drifted too far in the direction of questionable tolerance and...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Mar 7th, 2013
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Ethiopia is looking to expand and modernise its tantalite industry to meet growing global demand for the metal with two major projects, Metal Bulletin understands. The country will increase output volume at its existing tantalite plant with the installation of new ore concentrating equipment. It also...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 18th, 2013
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It has been reported that the Ethiopian-Somali regional state militia known as ‘Liyu Police’ has attacked the town of Qumbi in Eastern Oromia killing many and displacing the population. For the past month the Liyu Police have been attacking, harassing and displacing civilians in the lowland region of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 10th, 2013
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By Mekuria Bulcha A DECADE AFTER THE ABORTED OROMO EVICTION FROM FINFINNEE A Persistent Story of Expropriation, Humiliation and Displacement   The first version of this article was published under the title Greater Addis Ababa in the Making: Stop Them, or Keep Quiet and Perish in 2003.  The sub-...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 26th, 2012
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We, the First Hijrah Ethio/American Muslim community in the Washington Metropolitan Area, are gravely concerned about the Ethiopian government’s interference in Ethiopian Muslims’ religious affairs by forcefully imposing a religious sect of its choice. According to different media outlets the Ethiopi...