Oromo People - The Oromo people are an ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia, northern Kenya, and parts of Somalia.

Oromo People - The Oromo people are an ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia, northern Kenya, and parts of Somalia.

Oromo women dressed in traditional Oromo attire.  The Oromo people make up the largest Ethnic group in Ethiopia.

Oromo women dressed in traditional Oromo attire. The Oromo people make up the largest Ethnic group in Ethiopia.

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Africa | 'Borana beauty'.  The Oromo people consist of four main groups, the Borana is one of them.  Southern Ethiopia | ©  Johan Gerrits.

Africa | 'Borana beauty'. The Oromo people consist of four main groups, the Borana is one of them. Southern Ethiopia | © Johan Gerrits.

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Iyasu V (Ge’ez ኢያሱ፭ኛ) (4 Feb 1895-25 Nov 1935) was designated but uncrowned Emperor of Ethiopia (1913–16). Iyasu’s grandfather Emperor Menelik II chose him as heir to the throne. Due to his lack of diplomatic skill, leadership qualities, rude, whimsical, dismissive, often belittling manner towards the ministers & aristocratic body at the time, on 27 Sept 1916 while at the city of Harar, he was deposed in favor of his aunt. Empress Zauditu was succeeded by Emperor Haile Selassie.

Iyasu V (Ge’ez ኢያሱ፭ኛ) (4 Feb 1895-25 Nov 1935) was designated but uncrowned Emperor of Ethiopia (1913–16). Iyasu’s grandfather Emperor Menelik II chose him as heir to the throne. Due to his lack of diplomatic skill, leadership qualities, rude, whimsical, dismissive, often belittling manner towards the ministers & aristocratic body at the time, on 27 Sept 1916 while at the city of Harar, he was deposed in favor of his aunt. Empress Zauditu was succeeded by Emperor Haile Selassie.

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The Rendille tribe inhabits the arid region of northern Kenya. Just like the Borana, they are classified under the broad Eastern Cushitic peoples and have Ethiopia are their original homeland.

The Rendille tribe inhabits the arid region of northern Kenya. Just like the Borana, they are classified under the broad Eastern Cushitic peoples and have Ethiopia are their original homeland.

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Africa | Oromo (Karrayyu) woman with scars during Gada ceremony - Oromia | © Eric Lafforgue

Africa | Oromo (Karrayyu) woman with scars during Gada ceremony - Oromia | © Eric Lafforgue

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Oromos mainly inhabit three African countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, and some areas in Somalia. The Oromo people estimate to be about 30 million people. The Oromos are one of the four largest ethnic groups in Ethiopia, along with the Tigray-Tigrinya, Amhara, and Somali. The main language spoken is Oromo.

Oromos mainly inhabit three African countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, and some areas in Somalia. The Oromo people estimate to be about 30 million people. The Oromos are one of the four largest ethnic groups in Ethiopia, along with the Tigray-Tigrinya, Amhara, and Somali. The main language spoken is Oromo.

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