Over the past three years an uneasy Ethiopian People's Rev- olutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition dominated by members of the Tigrayan ethnic minority has struggled to appease political and civilian elements of some of Ethiopia's larger ethnic groups like the Oromo
and the Amharas.
In the final days of Ethiopia's civil war, the TPLF orchestrated the creation of three satellite parties from other elements of the rebel force: the Oromo
People's Democratic Organisation (OPDP), the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), and the Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement (SEPDM), to ostensibly represent their respective ethnic groups, but which enabled the TPLF to consolidate its grip on power.
Over the past three years an uneasy Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition dominated by members of the Tigrayan ethnic minority has struggled to appease political and civilian elements of some of Ethiopia's larger ethnic groups like the Oromo
and the Amharas.
Several dissident politicians have since been jailed having been charged with involvement in terrorism and collusion with the secessionist Oromo
Liberation Front, which the government has branded a terrorist group.
Mohammed Hassen, The Oromo
and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia 1300-1700.
While the study primarily focuses on new media appropriation in Oromia and Ethiopia during Oromo
Protests from 2014-2017, it also critically examines multiple comparative cases where new media and social media technologies have had significant impact and where they did not have significant impact as desired.
Their topics include static verbs in Ge'ez, the interaction of time and epistemic modality in Amharic, aspect and tense in Oromo
, experiencer constructions and the resultative function of impersonal verbs in Ethio-Semitic, and a contrastive analysis of some occurrences in the verbal systems of Amharic and Tigrinya.
The Ethiopian lawmakers have decided that the main Oromo
peoples party, Oromo
Federalist Congress party (OFC) and Blue party have to face charges for playing a role in the violence which first erupted in Oromia region and quickly spread to other parts of the country.
A number of Ethiopians, including people from the Oromo
and Amhara ethnic groups, gathered in front of the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Cairo on Sunday to protest against the Ethiopian government's violations against opposition groups in their homeland.
Ethiopia said Oct 10 there is ample evidence that Egypt provided training and financing to the Oromo
Liberation Front, which Ethiopia calls a terrorist group.
and the Amhara make up about 60% of the population.
About 2mn ethnic Oromo
had turned up to celebrate a traditional cultural festival.