Archive | June 10, 2016

Oromia Pastoralist Association (OPA)

Extreme weather and droughts have historically brought the Borena and Gabra pastoral tribes into conflict over pasture land, water, and natural resources. The Oromia Pastoralist Association (OPA) was created to facilitate the cross-border mobility of pastoralist tribes between Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya and is helping to address land disputes, resource conflicts, and the barriers […]

Anger after Saudi Arabia ‘chosen to head key UN human rights panel’

The United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, publicly admitted on Thursday that the removal of Saudi Arabia from the blacklist of child killers responded to a Saudi threat to stop financial assistance to the United Nations programs. (Reverb Press  hrw) — Ban Ki-moon complained of facing unacceptable and undue pressure and confirmed that the […]

Politics of devolution from fibrosis to cirrhosis

By Baaroo K Deressa The Oromo people are survived the lethal colonialist rule of previous one (they change the Oromo name from Tolesa and Gemechu to Getnet and Gebremeskel and they change the name of our town namely Finfinnee to Addis Abeba, Bishoftu to Dabrezeit and Adama to Nazret). The current colonialist TPLF elite plays […]

Oromiyaa bakka adda addaa keessaa namoonni achi buuteen dhabamaa jira: Jiraattota

WASHINGTON DC (VOA Afaan Oromoo) — Godina gujii aanaa Oddoo Shaakkisoo keessaa humnoonni mootummaa jiraattota hanga tokko uummata hookkaraaf kakaastu maqaa jedhuun qabanii to’annaa jala oolchu. San booda maatiin gaafachuuf gara mana sirreessaa dhaqani iyyuu eessa akka jiran namni itti himu hin jiru jedhu jiraatonni magaalaa Shaakkisoo. Namoonni qabamanii achi buuteen dhabame jedhan kun eenuyfaa […]

#Oromoprotests: The “Oromo Street” and Africa’s Counter-Protest State

Etana Habte, Special to Addis Standard Part I Throughout Africa, increasing numbers of people are fundamentally altering the power structure of urban centers, transforming the very nexus of these centers as government sites of socio-political stability, economic development and investment, into sites of demonstrations and demands for justice and socio-political change. African streets are not […]

#OromoProtests, June 10, 2016

Mormii naannoo Amaaraa Daabatitti gaggeefama jiru kana fakkaata. ‪Adaa shinnoottee Godin kabbaa shawaa Salallee keessaatti argaamu yerroo fuudhafi herummaa akkaati bifaa baredaa kanan sirbaani itti fayyaadamuu maqaan iasaas ‪#‎Shiinnoottee‬ jedhamaa. aduun batee ellee hin dhabatu Kalachuu dhufee batee dawwatuu………….. Balaa kalallaa manni shaggee tabotaa Calaa gamatii lallaa……jedhuu. Warrooni Bekktaan sirbaataa isaa itti guttaa.! !! #‎OromoProtests‬-(10.06.2016, […]

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