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#TPLF40: A celebration of Tigrayan dominance over Ethiopia

#TPLF40: A celebration of Tigrayan dominance over Ethiopia

(OPride) — On Feb. 18, Ethiopia's rebel group-turned autocratic organization, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) celebrated the 40th year anniversary of its founding in Mekelle, the capital of Tigray state.

01-03-2015 Opride Contributors

Ethiopia's election means return of another crackdown on Oromo

Ethiopia's election means return of another crackdown on Oromo

(OPride) — The Oromo social web have been buzzing over comments attributed to senior Ethiopian official, Abay Tsehaye. In a leaked audio Tsehaye can be heard threatening officials from the state of Oromia for a delay in implementing the controversial Addis Ababa master plan.

24-02-2015 Opride Contributors

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Meet Sadam Haska, founder and producer of the popular Oromo vine

Meet Sadam Haska, founder and producer of the popular Oromo vine

On Nov. 10, 2013 Sadam Haska, 23, started his popular Facebook-based Oromo Vine with a simple post: “Hey guys plz pass these to your friends.” The page now commands more than 6000 likes.

03-02-2015 | Horn of Africa News

Ethiopia decimating free press ahead of elections

Ethiopia decimating free press ahead of elections

(OPride) — Ethiopia's systematic repression and harassment of independent journalists has created a bleak media landscape ahead of the May 2015 elections, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Wednesday.

22-01-2015 | Horn of Africa News

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