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n. pl. Oromo or O·ro·mos
1. A member of a people of southern and central Ethiopia and northern Kenya.
2. The Cushitic language of the Oromo.
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(ɔˈroʊ moʊ)

n., pl. -mos, (esp. collectively) -mo.
1. a member of an African people or group of peoples of central and S Ethiopia and N Kenya.
2. the Cushitic language of the Oromo.
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(22) These are how the Oromo refer to "genocide" and "slow genocide," in their native Afan Oromo language.
"This once again reveals the at most hatred and contempt the regime has for the Oromo people and their language Afan Oromo" he added.
The radio station transmits news, entertainment, informative and advertisement programs for the community by addressing social, economic and political issues 48 hours per week in Afan Oromo and Amharic languages consisting of approximately 5.5 to 6 million people.
Here, it is worth mentioning that Jimma Fana FM 98.1 radio station transmits programs in Afan Oromo and Amharic languages to its audiences.
the Amharic and Afan Oromo news programs, Hello Fana program, Yebeteseb Maed program, Tibeb Fana program and the Gaddisa Jimata program broadcasted from the radio station in 2016 academic year.
Martin Luther King's famous speech "I Have a Dream," into his native Afan Oromo language during his previous four years in prison.
YouTube, May 1, 2014 https://youtu.be/6eK3j229qMQ Translated and transcribed by the current author from Oromo language, Afan Oromo, into English.