Leencho Lata: The Mixed Legacy we have to deal with: Part I

What political implications, both historically and at present does Leencho Lata's ODF represent in Ethiopia? What have ODF and its previous cause as OLF have to contributed to the Oromo cause and Oromo nationalism? What prospect can we see as they come home? Do others follow the path? Business as usual or a new dawn … Continue reading Leencho Lata: The Mixed Legacy we have to deal with: Part I

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“ኦፒዲዮ ስለሆን ለዘመናት ይጠየፍን እና ይንቁን የነበሩትን ነፃ አውጥተን ለሀገራቸው አብቅተናቸዋል” ፕ/ት ለማ መገርሳ

ኦቦ ለማ መገርሳ የኦሮሚያ ፕሬዘዳንት የግንቦት 20 ክብረበዓልን አስመልክቶ ካደረጉት ንግግር በወፍ በረር ተመርጦ የተተረጎመ ሀሳብ 1/ዲሞክራሲ በወሬ ብቻ አይመጣም፡፡ የሚሰባበረውን መሰባበር የሚነቀለውን መንቀል ያስፈልጋል፡፡ 2/ባህላችንም ዲሞክራሲን እንዲሰፋ የሚያግዝ ሳይሆን በተቃራኒው እንዲቀጭጭ የሚያደረግ ስለሆነ እሱ ላይም መስራት አለብን፡፡ 3/እስረኛውን እንደወራጅ ወንዝ እየለቀቅን ያለነው እስርቤት ለመዝጋት እቅድ ስላለን ሳይሆን አዲስ የፓለቲካ አየር ለመፍጠር ስለምንፈልግ ነው፡፡ 4/..በኦሮሚያ … Continue reading “ኦፒዲዮ ስለሆን ለዘመናት ይጠየፍን እና ይንቁን የነበሩትን ነፃ አውጥተን ለሀገራቸው አብቅተናቸዋል” ፕ/ት ለማ መገርሳ

ኢህአዴግ ምን እያለ ነው?!

የኢትዮጵያ ህዝብ በከፍተኛ የለውጥ ፍላጎት ውስጥ መሆኑ ያፈጠጠ ሃቅ ነው፡፡ የለውጥ አምሮቱ የሚንጠው የሃገራችን ፖለቲካ ከዲሞክራሲ ባነሰ ነገር እንደ ማይረጋጋ ሸርተት የማይል ሃቅ ሆኖ ሳለ ይለወጥ ዘንድ የተፈለገውን ስርዓት የሚጋልበው ህወሃት መራሹ ኢህአዴግ ሁሉንም አሸናፊ የሚያደርግ፣ከቅን ልቦና የመነጨ ለውጥ ለማምጣት ተፈጥሮውም፣አቅሙም፣ ፍላጎቱም፣ጆሮውም  አለው ወይ የሚለው ወሳኝ ነጥብ ነው፡፡ህወሃት የቤቱን ራስ አቶ መለስን ካጣ በኋላ እንደተዳከመ … Continue reading ኢህአዴግ ምን እያለ ነው?!

Oromia: Return of Oromo protests signals OPDO’s rhetoric and cosmetic changes not enough.

Written by  Bona Geshe (OPride) — Ethiopia’s populous Oromia state is plagued by protests that refuse to go away. Regional officials say the latest protests are hijacked by ‘enemies’ of the Oromo people and those petrified by the new direction the Oromia state has taken. Following a meeting with the prime minister, regional presidents and … Continue reading Oromia: Return of Oromo protests signals OPDO’s rhetoric and cosmetic changes not enough.

“We Have Wounded the Beast, and That Isn’t Enough” (Lemma Megersa).

In a documentary by Oromia Broadcasting Network (OBN) the president of Oromia Regional State, Obbo Lemma Megersa, speaks about the recent crackdown on rent-seakers and illicit trades. "In Ethiopian history, the most awful and gravely far reaching land abuse that has ever happened is the land of Oromo", explains Lemma.  It is clear who has … Continue reading “We Have Wounded the Beast, and That Isn’t Enough” (Lemma Megersa).

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism Through Ethiopiawinet (Part I)

Lemma Megersa, chief administrator of Oromia Regional State By Alemayehu G. Mariam “We only have one Ethiopia…The issue of land in Ethiopia is very serious. Very serious. The source of wealth in this country is land. The source of wealth in this country is land.  (Repeats.) It is land. (Land is the foundation) of Ethiopia, … Continue reading Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism Through Ethiopiawinet (Part I)