Ethiopia : Assefa Chabo on Oromo history.He tells it like it is

Ethiopia : Assefa Chabo on Oromo history.He tells it like it is

Dimetros Birku borkena, Ethiopian News February 4,2017 Video credit : Balderas production It seems the case that radical ethno-nationalist Oromo activists have managed to engage the international community, mainly in the west and middle east,and now in Africa, with the narrative of “Oromo protest.” At times it was even branded as “the largest language speaking […]

Report : A Year of Protests in Ethiopia

Report : A Year of Protests in Ethiopia

borkena, Ethiopian News February 2,2017 The following is a report from Rift Valley Institute regarding Ethiopia in 2016. It has identified the following key points in the report: • Ethiopia’s reputation for predictable internal political order has been ended by a year of widespread grass-roots protests. • Grievances specific to the Oromo and Amhara people […]

ESAT erred. Why it should not have issued a statement.

ESAT erred. Why it should not have issued a statement.

borkena Editorial January 27,2017 ESAT issued an apologetic like statement. It’s shard on Facebook timeline yesterday and has got well over 83,000 views in less than 24 hours. Presumably, many more thousands viewed it in other platforms including on its website. But, how did many Ethiopians who happened to view the video felt about it? […]

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