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Oromo farmer from Ethiopia may be the oldest living person

Read more ...by Mohammed Ademo

(OPride) – At an estimated 160 years of age, Dhaqabo Ebba, a retired farmer and well-known community elder from the Oromia region in Ethiopia, could be the oldest living person ever.

Aayyoo Makka remembers the battle of Dhombir

Read more ...by Abdullatif Dire

(OPride) – “It was a grievous experience,” said Makka Bariso somberly recounting her unspeakable ordeals under successive Ethiopian rulers starting with emperor Haile Selassie.

Horn of Africa This Week

Read more ...TEDx Mogadishu

Mogadishu hosted its second TEDx event on Aug. 31, featuring 15 prominent speakers from the Somali Diaspora as well as from within the country.

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Read more ...Oromo activist dies in prison

The death of Oromo activist Tesfahun Chemeda in prison earlier this week underscores the appaling state of human rights and abuse of political prisoners in donor darling Ethiopia, activists said.


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