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Jaal Marro’s journey to Tanzania: an interview with his advisor

Editor's Note: There have been two rounds of peace talks between the Ethiopian government and the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) aimed at ending the...

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...

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...

The Naming Ceremony of an Oromo Child

In Oromo culture, names are the bearers of one's identity, says Obbo Liban. As such, when a child is born, it will take two to three years before they are named in a collective ceremony.

United States welcomes talks between Ethiopia and the Oromo Liberation Army

The United States welcomes peace talks taking place in Tanzania between the Ethiopian government and the Oromo Liberation Army. 

Two aid workers killed amid political unrest in Amhara

Catholic Relief Services said on Monday that two of its staff members were shot and killed in Ethiopia's Amhara region on Sunday.

Armed group in Oromia says Ethiopian peace overtures not sincere

"This approach is similar to the regime's unsuccessful 2019 attempt to dismantle the OLA using prominent local figures."

US says Ethiopian, Eritrean, and Amhara forces committed ‘crimes against humanity’ in the Tigray war

"We determined that the Ethiopian, Eritrean, Tigray and Amhara forces committed war crimes during the conflict in northern Ethiopia.”

Ethiopian journalist praises public executions in Saudi Arabia and Iran

He urged Ethiopia to take similar measures on citizens who disrespect the country and its leaders.

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.

‘If there is no peace in Oromia, there will be no peace in Ethiopia,’ veteran UN diplomat warns.

Bayisa Wak-Woya, a veteran UN diplomat, says no peace in Oromia means no peace in 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.

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