Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 2nd, 2014
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By Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) The Mass killing of the Oromo students who have peacefully protested against injustices in Ethiopia is only invigorate the Oromo people struggle for justice. Since the last twenty three years , the Tigray Liberation Front (the TPLF) controls the state power in Ethiopia...
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
Dec 19th, 2012
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By Getachew Qannoo My father lives in a small town located in Illubabor, Ethiopia where he works as an elementary school teacher. I check in routinely and this last time he responded in his usual manner, “Waaqayoo ha ulfaatu”(May God be glorified). At the time I called him, he was picking coffee berr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 1st, 2012
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By Abenezer Aregawi I was called a terrorist yesterday, but when I came out of jail, many people embraced me, including my enemies, and that is what I normally tell other people who say those who are struggling for liberation in their country are terrorists, I tell them that I was also a terrorist ye...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 29th, 2012
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The wife of a senior Ethiopian politician was on Monday charged with funnelling money from the Embassy of Saudi Arabia to Islamist terror groups, at a hearing at the Ethiopian Federal High Court, on Monday. Habiba Mohammed, wife of former Minister for the Civil Service Junedin Sado, was one of 29 Mus...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 13th, 2012
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by Yilma Bekele. I dreamt about my uncle. He has been dead for over ten years so I was wondering what brought him to my conscious now. It was a vivid dream and I woke both sad and happy. So all day long I kept wondering what is it that made me dream about him. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 25th, 2012
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By Malkaa Guutuu* It is a sad reality that the Ethiopian Empire is saddled with all manners of socio-economic and political problems that seem to only get bigger and more complex with time. Generations in that ill-fated country have now grown up with grinding poverty, recurring famine, which have con...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 14th, 2012
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by Ephrem Madebo The recent land mark program change decision by one of the OLF factions has created a political wave The recent land mark program change decision by OLF “Ginbot 7 is a ‘right wing Amhara extremist party”. Jawar Mohamed that rocked political actors, civic society leaders and everyday ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 6th, 2012
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By Jawar Mohammed* Earlier this week, one of the several OLF factions announced that it had adapted a new political program that apparently drops the ‘secessionist’ agenda. This announcement was preceded and followed by hyped fanfare by Ginbot 7 and its affiliates. The news had excited a segment of E...
By benim
In Analysis
Aug 2nd, 2011
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