Archive | March 12, 2017

Women hold their acutely malnourished children in a stabilization center last week in Ganyiel Panyijiar county, South Sudan. (Albert Gonzalez Farran/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images)

Global Opinions: South Sudan’s government-made famine

Global Opinions: South Sudan’s government-made famine George Clooney and John Prendergast are co-founders of the Sentry. (The Washington Post) — Official, U.N.-declared famines are a rare phenomenon. The last one worldwide was six years ago, in Somalia. Famines are declared officially when people have already begun to starve to death. It is the diplomatic equivalent of a seven-alarm fire. That is […]

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15 killed, dozens missing in Ethiopia garbage dump landslide

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A landslide swept through a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital, killing at least 15 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill home. Addis Ababa Mayor Diriba Kuma said 15 bodies had been recovered since the […]

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Somalis in Kenya Fight Stereotypes Through Film

Nairobi (VOA News) — You’ve heard of Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood, but have you heard of Eastleighwood? Eastleigh is a primarily Somali district of Nairobi known to some as little Mogadishu. A group of young people there has been making films to counter stereotypes and radicalization. Rael Ombuor has the story for VOA from Nairobi. […]

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Ambo never cry again!

Ambo never cry again!

Ambo never cry again! By Rundassa Asheetee Hundee The Tigreans killed your beloved son again, To drain your energy, to drive you insane… To see you cry, to witness your pain! But they can only hold you back, Because you’re unstoppable, Killing the sprit of heroism, Never.. never …possible! Every time they killed you, You’ve […]

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