Archive | December 29, 2016

Synopses of Network of Oromo Studies First International Conference

Synopses of the Network of Oromo Studies first international conference held in London 17-18 December, 2016. It is with great pleasure that we announce NOS successfully completed its first international conference from 17-18th of December 2016 convened at the University of East London, UK. Research papers at the conference included by researchers from Sweden, Norway, […]

Ethiopia: Internet shutdowns take their toll on economy

Recently, inhabitants of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, have been gazing forlornly at their smartphones, frustrated by the government’s mobile internet shutdowns. By James Jeffrey (African Business) — Since the government declared a six-month state of emergency at the beginning of October in response to escalating violence from protests seething since November 2015, internet restrictions […]

Open Letter to Oromos Who Are Still Under Mental Slavery

An Open Letter to Oromos (Only) Who are Still Under the Abyssinian Mental Slavery By Habte Dafa To secede is/was never the hypothesis of the Nation of Oromia. But reclaiming the Democratic Republic of Oromia is/was the proper paradigm starting from its occupation by the Abyssinian invading forces. Since then, yes, the Abyssinian did not […]


Crackdown on protests threatens Ethiopia’s economic boom

Crackdown on protests threatens Ethiopia’s economic boom Companies halt expansion amid fears state is not addressing protesters’ grievances by: John Aglionby in Addis Ababa (Financial Times) — The construction cranes towering above the building sites on Ras Abebe Aragay Street in central Addis Ababa are tangible evidence of Ethiopia’s lofty ambitions to transform its capital […]

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