IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 3, March 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
The Hararghe oromo are descendants of the Barentu confederacy who are found in eastern part of the country. They are classified in to Afran Qalo, Itu, Humbana, Dhumuga and Karrayu. The paper is focused on the Afran Qalo those settled in the Eastern Hararghe, particularly Babile tribe who landing zone in the peripheral boarder restrict with Somali ethnic clans. As a name indicate four Qalo sons Jarso, Babile, Nole and Ala living in this area. Jarso and Babile were live mixed together with Somali. Babile is the oldest son of Qallo who settled beyond the Erer River and the peripheral corner with the Somali in the eastern part. Currently, the town entitle Babile found in the eastern part and it proclaims the center of Babile Oromo tribe in ancient time.