Ethiopia context

Ethiopia profile

History timeline

History and overview

World Bank on Ethiopia economy


World Bank report on local government decision-making

Aid to spice girls


Position of women

Politics of Ethiopia

2005 police massacres

Ethiopia human rights


Economic development

Political unrest: roots of conflict

A search for ‘Oromia music’ on You Tube brings up lots of Bollywood style romantic songs about Oromia – interesting from an anthropological point of view. There are also some interesting films in Oromiffa that show snapshots of Oromo life – if generally somewhat biased from a middle class perspective.

Proverbs and folk tales