Have you heard about the Oromo people of Ethiopia? If not, listen to this episode of Calling Home by Idil Samatar. Today, my guest Fayo Said and I will discuss Oromo music and the historical struggles of the Oromo people. Furthermore, Oromo music, culture and language have been seen as inferior compared to the ‘former’ ruling ethnic group the Amharas. The Oromo language was once forbidden; but have things changed today? Let's hear what Fayo Said has to say about this.
Oromia on the map