The Evolved Amphibian
- Aug 27, 2010
- Civil Eng.
In the Spirit of Sankofa,
Oromo Protests: Why Ethiopia's Largest Ethnic Group Is Demonstrating
Since the Ethiopian government announced plans to expand the territory of the capital Addis Ababa in April 2014, the country’s largest region, Oromia, has been racked with protests that have led to hundreds of deaths ...
Oromo people mourn a suspected protester who was allegedly shot dead by Ethiopian security forces, Oromia region, Ethiopia, December 17, 2015. Oromos have been protesting against plans to expand the capital Addis Ababa since November 2015.ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Everytime I read about the strife in Africa I'm reminded of a comment I heard on a video I have. This Elder, who's a keeper of the African history said that these problems really started when whites invaded Africa. They re-drew established boundaries that was centuries old to accommodate the whites.