Archive | January 4, 2017

Foreign government internet shutdowns soared in 2016

(Silicon Beat) — Governments shut down their citizens’ access to the global network 56 times in 2016, up 180 percent from 2015, according to Access Now, a digital rights organization. Nations such as Ethiopia, Uganda and Gambia were among those that shut down internet access nationwide. Shutdowns at times were targeted to certain regions or even neighborhoods. […]

OHNI medical mission in Ethiopia

Osborne Head & Neck Institute sent in 2016 a team on a medical mission to Ethiopia. As expected, the number of patients was overwhelming, to say the least. Get the details by watching the video clip.

Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa: ‘No regrets’ over Rio protest

Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa: ‘No regrets’ over Rio protest Jan 4 (BBC News) — Ethiopian athlete Feyisa Lilesa caught the world’s attention when he raised his arms in solidarity with the Oromo people as he crossed the finishing line at the Rio Olympic games. Five months later, now living in exile in the US, he’s been […]

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