Photo: Mr. Obang Metho, founder and executive director of the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE).

We Ethiopians are in trouble on so many fronts. We have reached a “tipping point” where the signs pointing to the likelihood of our country imploding into ethnic violence and instability are already in front of us.

The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) is the principal force behind the violence.(Photo: Wikipedia)

Where there is division there will be conflict. In a country such as Ethiopia with dozens of ethnic/tribal groups, the need for tolerance, cooperation and unity is essential if there is to be peace and social harmony.


የአገሪቱ ህገ መንግሥት አንቀጽ 5፣ ቁጥር 2፣ “አማርኛ የፌዴራሉ መንግሥት የሥራ ቋንቋ ይሆናል” ሲል፤ እንደዚሁም መንግሥት 1994 እኤአ ያወጣዉና፣ አሁንም ድረስ በትምህርት ሚኒስቴር ድረ-ገጽ ላይ የሚገኘው፣ የትምህርትና ስልጠና ፖሊሲ ቁጥር 3.5.4፣ አማርኛ ቋንቋ ለአገራዊ ተግባቦት በትምህርት ቤቶች እንደ አንድ የትምህርት አይነት መሰጠት እንዳለበት ይደነግጋል።1

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