By Zecharias Zelalem ||| Timeless slogan shouted out loud with vocal unapologetic defiance and determination at rallies, quiet prayer mumbled under one’s breath. Translated from Amharic as “long live Ethiopia,” this statement prophesying love to the motherland whilst simultaneously reminding the divine above of their duties…… Read More Connotations behind “Etyopia Lezelalem Tinur”
By Zecharias Zelalem |||
Athlete Feyisa Lilesa’s brave transmission of the Oromo protests movement symbol to a global audience watching the Rio Olympics on August 21 delivered a stinging jab into the face of the century old image of a “proper and well behaved” Oromo.… Read More The Oromo will be seen and heard – signed Feyisa Lilesa
By Zecharias Zelalem
Yesterday was the eighth Ethiopian National Flag day, an annual holiday where the sanctity of the flag is remembered by the descendants of so many patriots who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the honour of the glorious tricolor banner. … Read More National Flag Day conundrum
By Zecharias Zelalem.
A look at Ethiopianism past and present. Is the idea of Ethiopianism naturally oppressive or is there more to it than what we know? … Read More The original creed of Ethiopianism