Archive | December 9, 2016

Somalia ranked 4th among countries whose people are kind to strangers

(CCTV) — Somalia has been ranked 4th among countries whose people are kind to strangers despite years of conflict, terrorist attacks and general unrest. The latest finding by CAF World Giving Index 2016 states that more people than ever are carrying out random acts of kindness towards strangers. The CAF World Giving Index measures the […]

Macalester Alumna Hawi Tilahune Wins Prestigious Rangel Fellowship

St. Paul, Minn. (Macalester College) – Hawi Tilahune ’16, of Minneapolis, Minn., was awarded a 2017 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship following a highly competitive nationwide contest. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State and managed by Howard University, supports extraordinary individuals who want to pursue a career as a Foreign […]

Ethiopia: Amid fragile calm, EPRDF rule faces critical juncture

EPRDF rule: After widespread protests, a six-month state of emergency started in October. Now, much depends on the next move of leaders who have long used their track record of economic development to paper over widespread human rights abuses and political repression. By James Jeffrey ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (The Christian Science Monitor) — For nearly […]

New Human Rights Action Plan as Ethiopia Plunges in Opposite Direction

Ethiopia: A New Human Rights Action Plan as Country Plunges in Opposite Direction (Addis Standard) — When the government unveiled a draft of its second National Human Rights Action Plan (NHRAP II) before the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) in early November, lawmakers were told that the objective was to improve the human rights condition […]

Deliberately creating confusion in the name of the OLF is a criminal act

Deliberately creating confusion in the name of the OLF is a criminal act (Press Release by the OLF) OLF refutes the news of Galaasaa Dilboo being elected as a chairman. The so called election has never taken place in the OLF. Galaasaa Dilboo presented his resignation from the position of chairmanship and the National Council […]

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