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OSA tackling serious and challenging questions regarding the current situation in Oromia. In this year’s mid-year and annual conference, we are analyzing issues and providing Oromo-centric solutions. For the first time in the OSA conference, we encourage debate among different views as well as an open forum where opinion makers will...
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OSA Mid-Year Conference Announcement November 2018 In the time span of a few months since April 2018, we have witnessed once unimaginable political and social changes in Oromia, Ethiopia and beyond. After the Qerroo/Qarree-led Oromo Protest Movement compelled the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and the election of reform-minded Prime Minister Abiy...
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Dear OSA Members and Supporters: I am deeply honored to have been given this esteemed opportunity to set the agenda of this academic association for this year – a year of many unforeseen and hopeful changes in Oromia and Ethiopia. For over thirty years, OSA has been a foundational institution for...
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Dear OSA Members, Since new teams took over the responsibility of directing the affairs of the Oromo Studies Association (OSA) in late August of 2016, the Board of Directors (BD) and the Executive Committee (EC) have discharging their respective duties as mandated by the OSA Constitution. Both bodies have met regularly...