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National Dialogue merely a tool to enforce ruling party’s agenda, says Oromo group

Oromos for Justice, Security and Truth (O-JUST), a group established by Oromos concerned about the political trajectory in Ethiopia has released a statement criticizing...

‘Oromos have been liberated’ – Abiy Ahmed’s speech in Naqamtee

On May 8th, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, accompanied by senior government officials, traveled to Naqamtee, Western Oromia, where he delivered a speech in a...

US commends the OLA for ‘genuine effort’ to reach deal at Dar es-Salaam. ‘Don’t give up.’

In a major policy address, the US Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ervin J. Massinga, called on armed groups and the government to pursue peace in...

Ethiopian militia leader advocates for beheading

Zemene Kassie, the leader of 'Gojjam Fano', one of several armed groups fighting against the Ethiopian government in the Amhara Region, said beheading and...

Son of Abbaa Gadaa of Tulama Oromo killed

The son of the Abbaa Gadaa (traditional governor) of the Tulama Oromo, one of the largest sub-groups, was killed by government forces on April...

At least 10 Fano factions in armed resistance in Amhara, new report

A report by the UK-funded Peace Research Facility (PRF) indicates that at least 10 Fano factions are engaged in armed resistance against the Ethiopian...

Ethiopian refugees in Somaliland and Somalia face xenophobic attacks following port deal

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on January 1st between Somaliland and Ethiopia, aimed at giving the latter access to the Gulf of Eden...

Amhara hardliners fume over US embassy’s use of Oromo name for the Ethiopian capital

On November 22, 2023, the US Embassy in Finfinne (Addis Ababa) shared a link and video explainer on the social media site X about...

Ethiopian army kills an Oromo mother of seven and two others in Shawa

Three Civilians were killed by the Ethiopian Army on October 30, 2023, in Garri, a village in Bosat district of East Shawa zone, Oromia...

China, Oromia Ink Deal to Develop Special Economic Zone

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) Inks Agreement with Oromia Developer to Co-Develop Special Economic Zone The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) signed...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Bishop Claims Oromo and Tegaru Migrants from Madagascar and Yemen

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) has been a dominant institution in Ethiopia for centuries.

Spokesperson of Amhara rebel group meets with Israeli Foreign Minister

Major Dawit Weldegiorgis, spokesperson of the recently launched armed group Amhara Popular Front (APF), met with Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen.

Oromo deacon banned for singing in his mother tongue

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church bans an Oromo deacon for singing in the Oromo language in Oromia.

Oromo Singer killed in Sululta

At the time of his untimely demise, Dereje was working on an upcoming album. He leaves behind two children.

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