Lemma Megersa seeks the trust of Ethiopians again

Lemma Megersa seeks the trust of Ethiopians again

“Ethiopian People should not mistrust us even tomorrow,” Lemma Megersa borkena March 31,2019 Oromo regional state president and vice chairman of Oromo Democratic Party (ODP), Lemma Megersa, has been criticized recently in part for inaction when thousands of Ethiopians were reduced to homeless status for their houses was ripped apart with the order of members […]

Religious leaders embark on mediating OLF and the moderate ODP

Religious leaders embark on mediating OLF and the moderate ODP

borkena December 27,2018 Updated on December 28,2018 for an important correction. Mediation effort is between OLF and ODP,not ODF The conflict between Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) and Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) seem to be compelling religious leaders to get involved as mediators. Ethiopian state media, EBC, reported today that elders and religious leaders have started […]

Oromo Democratic Party accuses OLF over failure to implement agreement

Oromo Democratic Party accuses OLF over failure to implement agreement

borkena December 25,2018 Oromo Democratic Party is accusing Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) over failure to implement agreements. Moges Ed’ea, who is the chairperson of ODP committee named to work with OLF representatives, reportedly said that joint committee which was meant to work on the implementation of agreements between the two parties is not as productive […]

Oromo Democratic Party and Oromo Liberation Front reached another agreement

Oromo Democratic Party and Oromo Liberation Front reached another agreement

borkena November 14,2018 In August 2018, Lemma Megersa, deputy chairman of what is now Oromo Democratic Party (ODP), and president of Oromia regional state, and Workeneh Gebeyehu, Foreign Affairs Minister and Executive Member of ODP, traveled to Asmara, Eritrea, to hold talks with Oromo Liberation Front (OLF). They were apparently representing the Federal government and […]