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Q&A with Professor Abbas Haji Gnamo

Q&A with Professor Abbas Haji Gnamo

18-04-2014

(OPride) ­­– Oromo scholar, professor Abbas Haji Gnamo has a new book out. OPride’s Sinke Wesho talked to Prof. Abbas about his book, research, community service, academic career and much more.

Oromo refugees caught in the crossfire of Kenya’s stop-and-frisk

Oromo refugees caught in the crossfire of Kenya’s stop-and-frisk

18-04-2014

(OPride) — Since Kenya began its security operations on March 31, nearly 6,000 foreigners and some Kenyan citizens of Somali origin have been arrested.

Aanolee: ‘a tragedy on which Ethiopian sources are silent'

Aanolee: ‘a tragedy on which Ethiopian sources are silent'

08-04-2014

(OPride) – Hundreds of thousands gathered in Hetosa, Arsi zone of Oromia, the largest of Ethiopia's nine federal states, for the unveiling of the Aanolee Cultural Center on April 6, 2014, local media reported.

Ethiopia’s surveillance state targets the Oromo, HRW

Ethiopia’s surveillance state targets the Oromo, HRW

02-04-2014

(OPride) — The Ethiopian government uses its monopoly over the telecommunications system to curtail the right to privacy, freedoms of expression, access to information and lawful opposition activities, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a comprehensive report released last week.

On Oromo struggle: why denial is not an option

On Oromo struggle: why denial is not an option

26-03-2014

By Naomi Y (OPride) — Discussions about "unity” and identity has never been easy in the context of Ethiopian political discourse. Different ideas and platforms were suggested at different times. However, each time, those ideas were simply shelved or met with vehement criticism, and eventually vanished.

Beloved Oromo Singer Almaz Tafara Dies

22-03-2014

(OPride) — Almaz Tafara, famed Oromo singer and songwriter, died on Mar. 22 at Police Referral Hospital in Addis Ababa after long illness with blood cancer. Her daughter confirmed the news, adding the body is now being transported to Harar. She was 57.

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Q&A with Professor Abbas Haji Gnamo

Q&A with Professor Abbas Haji Gnamo

(OPride) ­­– Oromo scholar, professor Abbas Haji Gnamo has a new book out. OPride’s Sinke...

18-04-2014 | Horn of Africa News

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Re-imagining Oromumma as an Oromo political identity

Re-imagining Oromumma as an Oromo political identity

(OPride) — Sociologists use race, ethnicity, culture, language and religion as the most common basis...

23-04-2014 Opride Contributors

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