Wednesday, October 4, 2023

We can’t afford to lose Irreechaa 

Although Irreechaa, the largest open-air festival to take place on the African continent, has its roots in the Oromo monotheistic religion of Waaqeffannaa, it has evolved over generations to be a site of cultural pride, political resistance, communal unity and strength for Oromo people from all walks of life. 

Dawee: Manifestations of an Oromo Prophecy 

In the Borana/Southern Afaan Oromoo dialect, calling someone "dawwe" is a serious charge.

Killers of yesterday cannot bring justice today

In Oromia, we cannot accept a rationale that attempts to convince us that the killers of yesterday can bring justice today.

All Oromos must support the Oromo Orthodox movement

The Oromo people must unite, rally behind and support the third revolution set off by our gallant archbishops regardless of our religious background.

The “Amhara Fano” – Ethiopia’s Army of the Dead

Feelings of unspeakable grief is felt by Oromos when they see atrocities committed by the Amhara Fano.

Ethiopia’s “Other War” in Oromia

The Ethiopian empire was built on this gruesome violence in Oromia and other regions of Ethiopia.

Treating the Oromia conflict as an afterthought in Ethiopia’s civil war is wrongheaded

Maintaining stability in Oromia is necessary to ensure stability in the entire Horn of Africa.

There will be no peace in the Horn of Africa without peace for Oromos

Oromos must be represented by those they see fit to represent them.

René Lefort: “what is at stake today is the decolonisation of the Ethiopian empire.”

The only solution is to gradually move towards some kind of Ethiopian confederation or even something that would resemble what brings together the states of the European Union.

Will declaring independence really cause insurmountable problems?

The Oromo people are not scared of independence.

Oromia: Referendum Now!

It is only reactionary feudal colonialists' propaganda that says there will be no winner in a war of liberation.

Veteran Oromo politician warns against glorifying individual leaders

It is not individuals but institutions that can give viable assurance for the nation.

A detached elite can not bring plight of Oromos to end

Extending the Oromo suffering as long as possible and by all means necessary is the way that Oromo elites stay relevant.

The Qubee Generation must hold Oromo elites accountable

The Oromo nation must find a way to force a lazy and complacent elite to meet its popular demands.