Can Contradictory Oromo and Amhara Political Aspirations be Reconciled?

BY MUKTAR OMER | OPRIDE In September 2016, at the height of anti-government protests against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) grip on power, Ethiopia’s then-Communications Minister Getachew Reda claimed that Oromo and Amharas are like “fire and grass.” He was implying that the two communities’ political aspirations are mutually combustible and inherently incompatible. He […]

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