THE HARAMBEE TODAY PODCAST

HARAMBEE TODAY is a nonprofit focusing on African economics. Our goal is to gather and disseminate useful insights that inspire people worldwide to collaborate and advocate for the creation of a level playing field for Africans in local and global markets. This podcast is produced by Rutha Bahlibi.

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January 1, 2019
Linguistic structures and terminologies show how Ethiopian ethno-national groups are genetically related, says Dr. Weldu Weldeyesus.    Photo: Compilation of photos from Flickr users Rod Waddington...
December 7, 2018
Ethiopia's federal system is organized along ethnic lines, and whether that has been a good or bad thing for the country is the subject of much debate. In this episode, we'll discuss the history of ho...
October 22, 2018
Tigrinya speakers in Eritrea and Ethiopia are Tigrayans, but for political and historical reasons they've been separated, says linguist Dr. Weldu Weldeyesus.    Photo: Emperor Yohannes IV (left) wi...
September 26, 2018
Tigrayans are often targeted in Ethiopian politics because of the popular perception that they benefit more from the political system than other ethnic groups. In episode seven, we discuss economic co...
September 14, 2018
In episode six, we learn about Oromo history and oppression under Ethiopia's former feudal system. Oromos are said to have suffered the most, but they were also part of the royal family and Emperor M...
September 7, 2018
Episode Five   In episode five of our series exploring ethnic conflict in Ethiopia, Somali region native Mohamed Olad gives us his take on the Ogaden National Liberation Front, Liyu police, and ongo...
August 27, 2018
Episode four   The Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) led a successful battle against all political groups during Ethiopia's civil war. But today the party's victories are being undone as old r...
August 6, 2018
Episode three    People in this episode: Yonas Deressa Dr. Berhanu Nega Founder of Ginbot 7 Former Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party (EPRDP) member Deacon Yoseph Tafari    Ordained deacon...
August 4, 2018
Episode two    People in this episode: Dr. Asebe Regassa Debelo Assistant professor of Development Studies at Dilla University, Ethiopia Ethnicity: Oromo  Tewodrose Tirfe Co-founder of the Amh...
August 1, 2018

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