Ethiopia’s Oromo leader meets German envoy over political developments

Barely two weeks after criminal charges against him were dropped and he was released from prison, Dr. Merera Gudina, a leading opposition member in Ethiopia has hit the ground running. Gudina, leader... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromo leader requests prison visitation as trial date is set

Leading opposition figure in Ethiopia, Dr. Merera Gudina, has asked a Federal High Court to allow him visits from friends and family whiles in detention. The court subsequently ordered that he puts... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromo protest on stampede anniversary

BISHOFTU – An Ethiopian religious festival transformed on Sunday into a rare moment of open defiance to the government one year after a stampede started by police killed dozens at the gathering.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromo people are protesting new taxes in the Oromia region — Quartz

A new tax levied by authorities on small businesses and vendors has reportedly led to protests in Ethiopia’s Oromia region with the military and police deployed to bring the situation under control.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromo protests, land problems and human rights record could hurt its global apparel ambitions — Quartz

Ethiopia wants companies that make clothes to view it as one of the world’s most hospitable places to operate. Low employee wages and cheap power have led foreign companies to gravitate towards... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromo leader objects to terrorism charge, case adjourned

Dr Merera Gudina, a leading opposition figure in Ethiopia and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has presented preliminary objections to the federal court where he is standing trial on terrorism... Read more »

Ethiopia: Oromo leader denies terrorism links, remanded till January … – africanews

Dr Merera Gudina, a leading opposition figure and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has denied charges of terrorist links the Ethiopian government accuses him of. His lawyers said he (Gudina)... Read more »

Ethiopia: Oromo leader denies terrorism links, remanded till January 28 – africanews

Dr Merera Gudina, a leading opposition figure and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has denied charges of terrorist links the Ethiopian government accuses him of. His lawyers said he (Gudina)... Read more »

Ethiopia: Oromo opposition leader arrested – Aljazeera.com

A prominent Ethiopian opposition leader from the country’s restive Oromo region has been arrested after he came back from a meeting with members of the European Parliament in Brussels. Merera Gudina, who... Read more »

Ethiopia: Oromo opposition leader arrested

A prominent Ethiopian opposition leader from the country’s restive Oromo region has been arrested after he came back from a meeting with members of the European Parliament in Brussels. Merera Gudina, who... Read more »