Tag Archive | Oromia

Ethiopia’s Challenge: Can it Rise after a Fall?

  By the Strathink Editorial Team The 6th century (B.C.) Chinese philosopher Confucius once said, “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” During the past two years, Ethiopia’s EPRDF-led government has failed on a number of fronts, but the question remains: can they rise after a series […]

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Ethiopia declares official mourning after stampede

From al-Jazeera Protests continue in Oromia after 52 people killed in a stampede after police fired tear gas and warning shots. Anti-government protests erupted in Ethiopia in November [Reuters] Ethiopia has declared three days of national mourning after a stampede at a religious festival in Oromia, which started after police fired tear gas and warning […]

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Ethnicity, Land and Governance: Ethiopia at a Crossroads (Part 1)

  by the Strathink Editorial Team Recent events in Ethiopia reveal the growing pains of a country in transition. Just twenty-five years ago, Ethiopia was slowly waking up after nearly two decades of a failed experiment to impose an ill-suited socialism on a country that had just thrown off the last vestiges of feudalism. The […]

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OPEN LETTER OF PETITION TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

We are publishing here a very thoughtful letter to the U.S. Congress from Mr. Kebede Yiman on the current situation in Oromia and attempts by some extremist member of the Ethiopian diaspora to sabotage relations between the United States and Ethiopia. Tell us what you think. OPEN LETTER OF PETITION TO THE CONGRESS OF THE […]

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Ethiopia Accuses Eritrea of Stoking Ethnic Tension in Oromia: Eritrea Responds

From GeeskaAfrica   Rumors of War: Ethiopia v. Eritrea Could it be that the Horn of Africa is about to be aflame again? Recent developments in the Ethio-Eritrean no war-no peace stalemate have certainly escalated into a potential confrontation, with Ethiopia accusing its northern neighbor of kidnapping at least 80 of its citizens who were […]

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