Archive | July 26, 2015

Hawaasni Oromoo Biyya Sa’ud Arabiyaatti Argamu WBOf Arjoome

Hawaasni Oromoo Biyya Sa’ud Arabiyaatti Argamu Irree fi Gaachana Ummata Oromoo WBO Jabeessuuf Gumaacha Maallaqaa Taasisu Cimsee Itti Fufuun Riyaala Sa’udii 117,371.00 Arjoome. Biyya Sa’ud Arabiyaatti kan argaman ilmaan Oromoo kan yeroo kamii caalaatti tokkummaa fi jabina isaanii ijaarratuun akkasumas tumsaa fi deggersa QBO ABOn durfamu keessatti bakka mul’ataa qabaachaa turan iddootti deebifatuun qabsicha jabeessuu […]

Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking amid Obama visit

By JACK GILLUM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – As President Barack Obama faces pressure to discuss human rights in his first official visit to Ethiopia this weekend, a unique lawsuit back home is challenging whether the African country can spy on an American by turning his computer into a giant recording device. The federal case […]

Several killed in suicide bomb explosion at Somalia hotel

MOGADISHU, Somalia (CBS News) — A suicide bomber rammed a truck rigged with explosives into the blast walls around one of Mogadishu’s most secure hotels, severely damaging the building and killing eight people, said police Capt. Mohammed Hussein. The attack was claimed by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group and also wounded 20 people. The walled, luxury […]

Obama highlights Kenya’s stubborn corruption problem

The East African nation is one of the world’s most corrupt. Obama’s highlighting of the problem probably didn’t win him friends among the powerful, but drew cheers from the crowd gathered to hear him in Nairobi. NAIROBI — In a speech meant to inspire Kenyans, particularly young men and women, President Barack Obama praised the […]

Obama’s Visit Raises Ethiopia’s Stature Amid Rights Concerns

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (The New York Times) — Like the visit to Kenya, President Barack Obama’s trip Sunday to Ethiopia represents the first time a sitting U.S. president has been to this East African country and according to its government, it is a sign of the nation’s growing stature. Grave concerns remain, however, over political […]

From the Vault • Barack Obama • SEP 1995

22-CityView presents Barack Obama speaking at the Cambridge Public Library. Recorded on September 20,1995, this originally aired on Channel 37 Cambridge Municipal Television as an episode of the show “The Author Series.” In this episode Obama discusses his book “Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance,” which at the time had just […]

Special Order on Human Rights in Ethiopia

In advance of President Obama’s historic trip to Ethiopia, I led discussion on the House Floor as the founder and co-chair of the Congressional Ethiopian American Caucus to speak on the importance of our nation’s relationship with Ethiopia. The President’s trip provides a unique opportunity to promote democratic institutions including respect for freedom of speech […]

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