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Reviving Afaan Oromo, One Storybook at a Time

Read more...by Dharra Budicha

(OPride) – More than two decades after it became a working and instructional language in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, Afaan Oromo – the native tongue of over 40 million Oromo people and Africa’s fourth most widely spoken language – remains among the least developed.

Ethiopia: Volunteers restore eyes, lips, and hope in Nejo, Oromia

Read more...(OPride) – Several volunteers from two California-based charities – the East African Medical Relief Foundation (EAMRF) and Here4them – are spending the first two weeks of November providing restorative care at the Nejo Hospital in Ethiopia.

From one hell to the next, and back: the plight of Ethiopian migrants in Gulf States

Read more...by Sinke Wesho

(OPride) – At least three Ethiopian citizens had been killed in Saudi Arabia and scores wounded following a visa-related crackdown that began last week.

On November 8, when police started the field security sweep, in a matter of hours, police rounded up hundreds of migrants who did not have “legitimate” residency papers.

Chaltu as Helen: an everyday story of Oromos traumatic identity change

Read more...by Tigist Geme

(OPride) – Author and novelist Tesfaye Gebreab released his eighth book “Ye Sidetengaw Mastawesha an immigrant's memoir ­– online, as a free PDF, after an alleged fallout with his publisher, Netsanet Publishing Agency (NPA).

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