Qeerransoo Biyyaa irraa | Muddee 29, 2011
Qeerransoo Biyyaa albamii sirba tokkee “Qbasoo Qabatamaa” jedhu baaseeraa. Muziqaa tokkeen kun waa’ee rakkoowwan jajjabiduu mooraa Qabsoo Bilisummaa Oromooo muudatan irratti yaada callaqisiisa. Sirbi tokkeen kun keeennaa Qeerransoon bara haraa kana Oromoota maraaf kenne. Tokkeen kun yaadannoo WBOfi qabsaa’oota Oromoo hudaaf haata’u. Sirbi kun tokkummaa Oromoo jabeessuuf maaloota harawa dhawa. Kayyoon isaa inni guddaan haamilee namootaa kakaasuudhaan gabroomftaarratti akka xiyyeeffatan gochuudha. Baga Bara Haraa 2012 Geessan! Barri kun bara, tokkummaa, bara qabatamaan bilisummaaf hojjechuufi bara jaarmiyaalee keenya tokko goonu Oromootaaf haata’u. Qeerransoon sirba kana fuulduratti meeshaadhaan qindeessuuf karooree jira.
December 29, 2011 – below two short documentary videos
Ethiopian domestic workers openly cry for living the life of slaves without anyone coming to defend their rights whenever they are reduced to sub-human levels and eventually killed in the hands of their hosts. Read more…
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by Mohammed Ademo |December 29, 2011
Recently reporter Megan Verlee fileda story for “PRI’s TheWorld” GeoQuizaboutan ancient Shrine in Ethiopia. Verlee’s report offered a rare glimpse at one of the most magnificent treasures unknown to many in the western world and even in parts of Ethiopia. Amid a growing Wahhabi influence, both the shrine and Sufi followers, who also revere Sheik Hussein, face a budding threat from those who espouse a more puritan version of Islam.I applaud Verlee for having visited and observed the Muudaa ceremony in Bale. Her report, which came during this year’s Hajj, inspired the following background information on Sheik Hussein and Sufism among Bale Oromos to encourage more study on the subject. Verlee’s report also brought back fond childhood memories. Read more…
Barattooti Oromoo Univarsitii Finfinnee keessatti barachaa jiran xalayaa gaafa Muddee 16, 2004 A.L.H karaa bakka bu’oota isaanii mata duree ‘Gaaffilee mirgaa fi kan namoomaa kaasuudhaan deebii hatattaa argachuu ta’a’ jedhuun gaaffii rakkoo uummati Oromoo keessa jiruuf deebiin akka kennamuuf gaafataniiru. Guutummaa gaaffii barattoota Oromoo as tuqaatii dubbisaa. Gaaffii
Oromia Support Group Australia (OSGA) appeals again to request your immediate action on a very urgent case involving 21 Oromo refugees living in Somaliland:
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December 29, 2011 (PRI) – Famine has swept through much of Ethiopia in the past year, but a new project will see a Saudi Arabian country convert one of the most fertile areas to produce rice for export. The idea is it’s better to have people employed and making money.
Gambella in western Ethiopia is one of the most fertile places in the mostly drought- and famine-stricken Eastern Africa country, with thick forests, scorching heat and abundant rains.
But now Gambella, home to five rivers and a National Park, is also home to large-scale agricultural investments. A Saudi billionaire has leased 25,000 acres from the Ethiopian government to grow rice and this summer planted its first commercial crop. The company, Saudi Star, plans to expand that to nearly 500,000 acres within 10 years. Read more…
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