Finfinnee Maccaa Tuulama

Finfinnee Maccaa Tuulama Professor Getahun Benti, December 8, 2018 Finfinnee was the seat of a local Oromo leader, Tufa Muna, before Emperor Menilek II of Ethiopia conquered the region and turned it into a garrison in 1887. Menilek removed the Oromo from their land and erected his palace on the site of Tufa Muna’s seat.  The city emerged as one of a series of garrison towns that Menilek created in Oromiya. Conducive location, closeness to the resources of the conquered regions in the south and to Menilek’s powerbase in the…

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