Archive | July 10, 2015

Deadly car bomb attacks hit Mogadishu hotels

(Aljazeera) — Car bombings have struck two hotels in the Somali capital Mogadishu before gunmen entered one of the hotels and started shooting, sources told Al Jazeera. At least five people were killed at Hotel Weheliye in central Mogadishu on Friday, the sources said. Three gunmen wearing government army uniforms entered the building as guest […]

Ethiopia courts scepticism after freeing imprisoned writers ahead of Obama visit

Critics accuse government of political opportunism amid official attempts to cast release of five writers from media and Zone 9 as routine act of generosity   William Davison, Thursday 9 July After more than a year of imprisonment, two Ethiopian women had no idea they were about to be released until a prison loudspeaker informed them […]

Ethiopia politicizes courts to strangle dissent

The crackdown on Muslim activists is part of Addis Ababa’s crusade against independent voices and opposition leaders By Awol Allo (Aljazeera) — On July 6, Ethiopia’s Federal High Court convicted leaders of the Ethiopian Muslims protest movement on charges of terrorism and conspiracy to create an Islamic state in Ethiopia. The verdict — against two […]

Africa remains the poorest region

Report: Millions leave poverty, but not for the middle class NEW YORK (Gulf News): The dramatic lurch of hundreds of millions of people from poverty since the millennium began has not resulted in a truly global middle class, a new report says. Instead, the improvement in living conditions for almost 700 million people has been […]

Ibsa Ejjetnoo Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo

Adoolessa 8/2015 Finfinnee, Oromiyaa Nuti Qeerroon dargaggootni barattootni Oromoo dhaabbilee barnoota ol-aanoo biyyatti garaagaraa irraa ogummaa garaagaraan eebbifannee fi kanneen barachaa jirru haala qabsoo bilisummaa Oromoo ABO durfamuu fi Warraaqsaa FDG; ilaalchisuun,haala rakkoo siyaasaa biyyatti, dawwannaa Peresidentiin Ameerikaa Barak Obamaa Adooleessa 2015 dhumaa gara Ethiopiatti gochuuf jiru, rakkoo diaspora Oromoo fi qabsoo Oromoo fi akeekaa […]

IOYA is accepting applications and letter of interest for upcoming elections

July 09, 2015 The International Oromo Youth Association (IOYA) is seeking candidates for the 2015-2016 year Executive Board. Established in 2006, the International Oromo Youth Association (IOYA) is a transnational leadership and networking platform for youth. We strive to create a strong and active network of empowered and well-connected Oromo leaders. We are committed to bringing […]

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