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Oromo sports federation puts on a successful #OromoWeek

Read more...(OPride) The 18th annual soccer tournament organized by Oromo Sports Federation in North America (OSFNA) held from Aug. 2-9 in Minnesota wrapped up last weekend after what has been described as the most successful event in years.

To end Oromo political paralysis, let more women lead

Read more...(OPride) In July 2006, about 60 Oromo youth met in Minneapolis, Minnesota for what was initially planned as a leadership conference. At the end of the three-day gathering, which featured, among other activities, leadership exercises, social activities and speeches by invited guests, the attendees formed the International Oromo Youth Association (IOYA).

#OromoWeek2014 off to a great start

Read more...(OPride) – The 2014 Oromo Week kicked-off on August 1 with a colorful commemoration of the Macha Tulama Association’s 50th anniversary in Washington, D.C.

Five Oromo events you should not miss this summer

Read more...(OPride) Annual events and festivals are something everyone looks forward to. They afford us opportunities to reminisce with old friends, make new friends and memories that last for ages.

Lessons and the future of the #OromoProtests

Read more...(OPride) In his book The Dictator’s Learning Curve, journalist William Dobson writes, “revolutions, if they are to be successful, require planning, preparation, and an intelligent grasp of how to anticipate and outwit a repressive regime that thinks of little beyond preserving its own power.”

OPDO drafts a “new resolution” to silence critics

Read more...(OPride) On June 2, six members of the Oromo People's Democratic Organization (OPDO) cabinet in Dembi Dolo voted to further silence Oromo activists who are opposing Addis Ababa's so-called “integrated development master plan," locals said.