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World NowAfter the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian officials were at pains Tuesday to reassure the world there would be no major policy deviations or power vacuum. While Meles’s lengthy illness meant he had time to plan a smooth...
World NowJOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Men armed with machetes, bows and arrows, spears and guns attacked a rival village in southeastern Kenya on Wednesday in a dispute over land, killing 52 people, according to Kenyan police. Found dead at the scene were 31...
Of the 16 days he spent in Ethiopia, Dr. Louis Zako said, "It was transforming." Zako and five other congregation members of the New Life Anglican Church in Petoskey returned Oct. 29, from a trip during which they distributed shoes and clothing to people...
L.A. NOWReeyot Alemu missed an important dinner engagement in Beverly Hills. But she had a good excuse. The 31-year-old journalist is jailed in the notoriously brutal, rodent-infested Kaliti prison in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. She’s two years...
Q13 FOX News reporterOn the one-year anniversary of the death of her daughter Rachel Beckwith, Samantha Paul traveled halfway around the world to Ethiopia to see the outcome of a fundraising campaign that the 9-year-old started before she was killed in a traffic accident....
Tags: Environmental Issues, Water
The Baltimore SunRunning through the streets of a still slumbering city, fighting off cramps, the chill October air and the dozens of runners around him, Stephen Muange once again tasted victory in Charm City, claiming his second consecutive Baltimore Marathon...
Thursday marks the International Day of the Girl. As part of Garrison Forest School's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) partnership with the Johns Hopkins University, we spent this past spring and summer as the first interns at Jhpiego, the JHU-...
There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
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email@example.comThe Aberdeen Pizza Ranch is part of a company-wide initiative that donates 50 cents for every pound of roasted coffee it brews to Ethiopia Reads. The funds go toward Ethiopia Reads Literacy Initiative, a campaign to build a community library and five...
As a boy, Abdi Hassen helped his father nurture and harvest maize, wheat and tropical fruits — until the early 1990s, when his father vanished. "He was disappeared because of his political opinion. I don't know if he is alive or not now," said...
Q13 FOX News ReporterNearly one year has passed since Samantha Paul lost her daughter Rachel Beckwith. The 9-year-old from Bothell, Wash., was killed on July 23, 2011, in a car accident on Interstate 90. Rachel, her mother and baby sister were involved in a 14-car pileup...
Tags: Human Interest, Environmental Issues, Charity, Water
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentIt took Morgan Uceny 27 years to get to this point. Funny, then, that it will all be over in about four minutes. The intense training, the sacrifices, the career plans put on hold, it all comes to a head at 3:55 p.m. this afternoon when the self-...
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