At the time of his untimely demise, Dereje was working on an upcoming album. He leaves behind two children.
Haile Larebo, a Morehouse College professor, draws criticism following his recent statements calling for extreme measures on Oromo leaders in Ethiopia.
A resident in North Shawa Zone, central Oromia told the VOA his family's house was burned down after the first round of peace talks in Tanzania ended.
OLA's proposal to establish a transitional government was the main point of contention.
The first round of peace talks between the Ethiopian government and the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) ended without a deal today.
The United States welcomes peace talks taking place in Tanzania between the Ethiopian government and the Oromo Liberation Army.
Derartu Tulu will serve as the vice president of the Confederation of African Athletics for the next four years.
A prominent Oromo historian is part of the OLA's negotiation team with the Ethiopian government.
OLA confirms that peace talks with the Ethiopian government will begin this week in Tanzania.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has denied allegations that Ethiopian troops have entered al-Fashaga.