The victory at Adwa is taken for victory over European colonialism and imperialism. That a black African force had defeated a white European army at…
I don’t think that even in the time of Menelik, we have experienced such humiliation.
Leading Ethiopian opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and 19 others who have been charged with terrorism have been on a hunger strike for over 13 days,…
The armed movement of the Oromo has never fully subsided because the colonial nature of Ethiopia, albeit glimpses that the empire might transform into a democracy, has endured.
Is there any real possibility for the Oromo nation to achieve enduring peace and prosperity within Ethiopia? If facts of both the past and the present are to be taken as indicators, the answer is quite firmly, no.
Ethiopia is home to over 80 Indigenous groups with rich cultures.
Knowing the centrality of ethnicity to Ethiopian politics, the silence of mainstream women’s rights movements on the topic is loud.
Land is Ethiopia’s most valuable resource, as well as the fundamental, perennial cause of conflict throughout its modern history.
For me to decide to call myself an Oromo and to insist that all others call me an Oromo was my moment of truth.