Who is Ali Birra?
Addis Abeba - Ali Birra was born to Mohammed Mussa and Fatuma Ali in the city of Dire Dawa, some 515 km southeast of the capital, Addis Abeba, in 1948. His father, Mohammed Mussa, was from the Ala sub-clan of Afran Qallo
The late Ali Bira. Picture Credit: Empire Pictures
Ezekiel Gebissa @egebissa
In July 2012, I visited Ali Mohammed Bira, a pioneer Oromo music artist—singer, composer, and poet—who essentially reinvented Oromo music, in his home in Pickering, Ontario. Ali has a recliner perched on a landing at
Addis Ababa: Police in Adama, East Shoa zone of the Oromia Regional State, detained three judges of the Oromia Supreme Court, Eastern Criminal Division, without due process of the law, an informant who is close to the matter but asked to remain anonymous told Addis