A former government official recounts how the prime minister’s failed reform agenda paved the way for war in Tigray.
"My father is in prison because he spoke the truth, the truth of the Wolaytta that the authorities want to keep suppressed. He is in prison because he is the voice of his people," said Hero.
Amharic-language novels have thus perpetuated the marginalization of non-Amhara people, and Oromo literature set out to reverse this marginalization and denounce Amhara supremacy and cultural imperialism.
Nuho recalled in the 2012 interview with Merga Yonas. “I did not know how to respond; if I said G*lla, I’d be an insult. If I said Qottu, it’d still be an insult. So, I wrote down Islam.”
The Oromo nation is mourning pioneering musician Nuho Gobana, who has died aged 74 after a long career that saw him produce timeless classics, including…
We were released on the 7th of January 2022 after 18 months of wrongful imprisonment. It bears repeating that our arrest and detention in the aftermath…
Ija Oromia, an international organization that conducts in-depth reporting on human rights violations in the Oromia state of Ethiopia, confirms that on December 1, 2021,…
Jilli Gadaa Karrayyuu achi buuteen dhabame ture mootummaan hidhamanii namni tokko du’uu Gamtaan Abbootii Gadaa beeksise.
This is the story behind how Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, won a Nobel Prize for making peace with his country’s longtime enemy — and then used the alliance to plan a war.
My father had imparted on me two causes to be entrusted with, which he got from my grandfather: the first is Oromummaa, and the second is my religion.