OBBO BAQQALA MOKONNON:  A PIONEERING AND LIFE‐LONG OROMO NATIONALIST

One of the founders of Macha Tulama Association It was with deep sadness that our people both in Oromia and in the Diaspora heardon January 24, 2016, of the passing away of Obbo Baqqala Mokonnon,one of the distinguished pioneering founders and leaders of the renowned Macha–Tulama Self­Help Association (MTA). He was a great leader and a highly respected nationalist who devoted all of his adult life to fighting for the rights of the Oromo people. Obbo Baqqala died at the age of eith-six. He spent about a decade in an…

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Join Macha Tulama, USA, for an Emergency Fundraising Program to Support Oromo Victims of Continuing Ethiopian State Violence

October 22nd, 6pm-12am 4250 Harewood RD NE Washington DC 20017 For the past week, Oromos from all over the diaspora have been demonstrating their dedication and commitment to the survival, health and wellbeing of Oromo victims of Ethiopian state violence by donating to the Macha Tulama humanitarian fund on gofundme.com. So far, a total of $24K has been donated in just one week. This is no small accomplishment—every dollar will be dedicated to the humanitarian crisis in Oromia. To every donor, we thank you deeply and appreciate your contribution to…

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