Saturday, May 1, 2010

OPDO opposes Afan Oromo becoming Ethiopia's official language

The Ethiopian Federal Democratic Unity Forum, has proposed in campaign debates that Afan Oromo be adopted as a second federal working language of Ethiopia. However, one of Oromiya’s political parties in a coalition with the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front opposed the proposal being raised by opposition candidates from Oromiya. The Oromo People's Democratic Organization says that Afan Oromo, which was established as the language two decades ago, hasn't sufficiently developed to serve as a national working language for the Republic Federal Democratic of Ethiopia. Read more...


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