Archive | January, 2016

Imala Bakka Bu’oota Tokkkummaa Waldaa Oromoo Warra Wangeelaa: Jaarsummaa Moo Gantummaa Dha?

Gafaa Amajii 14 fi 15 bakka butoota Tokkummaa Waldoota Oromoo Warra Wangeela gartuun jedhamu ergaa ‘jarsumma’ ummatni Oromo itti hin keniinee fudhate gara DCti imaluun isa dhagahamee ture. Seenaa qabsoo Oromoo keessaatti jarsummaan hangam qabsoo kana booda akka deebisee kan hin beekne yoo jiraatee seenaa qabsoo bilisumma Orommoo hin beeku jechu dha. Jarsummaan toftaa dinni […]

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Will Expressing Concern Prevent State-Led Mass Murder in Oromia, Ethiopia?

By Habtamu Dugo The number of Oromo civilians killed, maimed, tortured, disappeared and raped by Ethiopian government forces has been increasing after Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom met with the European Union and US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Powers.  Ignoring concerns by the EU and Ambassador Powers over Ethiopia’s government’s violent responses […]

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A girl sits outside a temporary shelter in the drought stricken Somali region in Ethiopia, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Drought tests a changed Ethiopia

BY AARON MAASHO AND EDMUND BLAIR FEDETO/ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA  (Reuters) — On a treeless plain in eastern Ethiopia, thousands of destitute pastoralists have set up camp outside the tiny village of Fedeto. Over the past six months the camp has swelled as one of the worst droughts in decades has decimated herds, dried up pasture […]

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People walk through the streets of a shopping area in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Picture: REUTERS

THICK END OF THE WEDGE: How Ethiopia didn’t invent the wheel

Peter Bruce (BDLive) — YOU just cannot run a modern economy in an undemocratic country. The Chinese are discovering this right now as their currency, the yuan, falls precipitously. No matter how the Chinese respond, money continues to leave the country in a flood. Analysts reckon more than $1-trillion (a thousand billion dollars) has left […]

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#OromoProtests – Today, January 30, 2016

የጋምቤላን ሕዝብ በደቡብ ሱዳን ኑኤር ቅጥረኞች ማስጨፍጨፍ ለምን ኣስፈለገ !? ጋምቤላ እንዲህ ነች !!! #Ethiopia #Gambella #MinilikSalsawi #EPRDF #SouthSudan #Freedom Minilik Salsawi (ምንሊክ ሳልሳዊ) – በኣሁን ወቅት በጋምቤላ ክልል የክልሉ መስተዳደር ስልጣን የሌለው ሲሆን የክልሉ ፖሊስ ሙሉ በሙሉ ማት ይቻላል ትጥቁን ፈቶ ይገኛል ሕዝቡ ተበታትኖ የሚገባበት ጠፍቶታል በጋምበላ ክልል የሚኖር ኢትዮጵያዊ ሁሉ ከሕወሓት ዘራፊ ኢንቨስተር […]

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UN’s Ban Ki-moon asks African leaders not to cling to power

(CCTV – Africa) — “Leaders should never use undemocratic constitutional changes and legal loopholes to cling to power.” That was the message by outgoing UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the gathering of presidents at the ongoing 26th AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “We have all seen the tragic consequences when they do,” he […]

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ሰበር መረጃ – የአባይ ግድብ እና የቦንድ ገንዘብ ዘረፋ (ወያኔ)

(Satenaw) — የአል ጀዚራ ባልደረባ የሆነዉ ሃሰን ሁሴን  (Hassen Hussein) እንደዘገበዉ ጃንዋሪ 8 ላይ ግብጽ የአባይ ግድብ ግንባታ እንዲቋረት ጠይቃለች ይህዉም በሁለቱ ሐገራት መካከል ዉስጥ ለዉስጥ እየተካረረ የመጣ ዲፕሎማሲያዊ ጸብ ወደ ተለያየ አቅጣጫ እንደሚሄድ ሲነገር ቆይቶ ሰንብቶ ነበር። በ2017 ይጠናቀቃል የተባለዉ የአባይ ግድብ የተለያየ ችጎች ሲገጥሙት ቆይተዉ በስተመጨሻ የኢትዮጵያ ባለስልጣናት ከግብጽ ጋር ሚያደርጉት አለመግባባት ከተካረረ […]

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(Addis Standard) — Gayle E. Smith, Chief Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) said the US continued to be vigilant over the recent protest and subsequent violent crackdown in Oromiya regional state, the largest of Ethiopia’s nine states. Speaking at a press briefing in the sidelines of the 26th AU heads […]

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Human Rights Watch report highlights Ethiopia regime’s fear of digital technologies

Accra (Ghana Business News) — World human rights body Human Rights Watch says Ethiopia is one of the countries in which state fear of the potential for digital technologies to drive political and social movements, is fostering repression of media, civil protests and civil society organizations. In 2009, the country enacted legislation (The Charities and […]

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AU Chair Robert Mugabe address: 26th AU Summit

AU Chair Robert Mugabe address: 26th AU Summit

The 26th AU Summit is called to discuss Human Rights in Africa focusing mainly on the Rights of Women. But Africa’s security concerns will dominate the two day meeting. AU Chair President Robert Mugabe thanks Ban Ki Moon got helping Africa tackle Malaria and all calamities. He also says migration of Africans is a concern […]

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የኦሮሞ ህዝብ ትግል ወይስ የኢትዮጲያ ህዝብ ትግል?

Dambal Galaana የ 2001 የአሸባሪዎችን ጥቃት ተከትለው የወቅቱ የአሜሪካው ፕ/ት ጆርጅ ቡሽ ለዓለም ሀገሮች ሁለት አማራጮችን አቅርቦ ነበር: “ወይ ከኛ ጋር ሁኑ ወይ ከአሸባሪዎች ጋር ሁኑ” የሚለው ምርጫ:: ሁሉም ሀገራት ማለት በሚቻል መልኩ የመጀመሪያውን ምርጫ መርጠው “አይ እኛ ከናንተ ጋር ነን” ነበር ያሉት:: በወቅቱ ትኩረትን ስቦ የነበረው የኢትዮጲያና የኤርትራ ጉዳይ ነበር:: እነዚህ ሚስኪን ሀገሮች አሜሪካ […]

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This is new exposed public torture of Oromo protesters in near Finfinne, Sululta

(‪#‎OromoProtests‬, 30.01.2016, maximum civil prisons, Oromia) The following are the maximum civil prisons in Oromia where Oromians are locked behind the bar without any legal processes. • Kaliti Federal Maximum Prison in Addis Ababa (Oromia) • Kilinto Federal Maximum Prison in Addis Ababa (Oromia) • Ziwayi Federal Maximum Prison of East Shawa (Oromia) • Adama […]

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SEENAA Y.G (2005), Kutaa 3ffaa fi xumuraa. Ummati Oromoo kan yeroo kamirrayyuu caalaa waliif birmatee sochiin biyya keessaa fi alatti gaggeessaa jiru, hawwii fi fedhii ilmaan Oromoo miliyoonaan lakkaa’amanii kan dhugeessee fi hamilee yoomillee keessaa ba’uu hin dandeenye kaa uumeedha. Abdii fi murannoon ilmaan Oromoo keessa jiru, akka sibiilaa kan itti jabaatee fi waan dabree […]

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TVOMT:#Oromoprotest Hiriira Nagayaa Magalaa Ottawa

Oromootii Kanaadaa Magaalaa Ottawaatti Hiriira Bahanii Rakkoolee Naannoo Oromiyaa Mootummaa Kanaadaatti Himatan Soraa Halakee WASHINTON,DC (VOA Afaan Oromoo)—Akka warrii hiriira qopheesse jedhetti namii hagii tokko saatii 4-5 makiinaa oofee dhufe.Magaalota akka Torontoo,Waaterluu,Ottawaa fi gara garaa dhufan. “Barattoota Oromoo hidhuu fi ijjeesuun haa dhaabatuu!Qonnaan bultoota Oromoo lafa irraa buqqisuun haa hafuu!Warri ijoollee Oromoo fixe murtii haa […]

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