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Beloved Oromo Singer Almaz Tafara Dies


(OPride) — Almaz Tafara, famed Oromo singer and songwriter, died on Mar. 22 at Police Referral Hospital in Addis Ababa after long illness with blood cancer. Her daughter confirmed the news, adding the body is now being transported to Harar. She was 57.

Baxter daadhiin jala haa yaatu


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Torbaan darbe du'a Dr. P.T.W. Baxter ykn Abbaa Aadam (akka ummanni Kofaleewaamutti) marsaa Gadaa.com gubattiyoo dubbisuu odoma arguu dhugaa ta'uu isaa mame.

Remembering P.T.W. Baxter


By OPride Staff

(OPride) – Paul Trevor William Baxter, who spent nearly six decades studying the Oromo, has died this week in a hospital in Stockport, England, his grandson Mark Baxter confirmed to OPride on Tuesday.

US slams Ethiopia's human rights abuse

Read more...(OPride) — The United States in a scathing report on Thursday accused Ethiopia of curtailing freedom of expression and association, using politically motivated trials, harassment and intimidation of activists and journalists.


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