Archive | July 28, 2015

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Freed Ethiopian journalist risks it all to speak out


ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Three Ethiopian journalists were released from prison three weeks ago, ahead of President Obama’s visit to the African nation. They are just some of victims who dared to criticize their government and went to prison for it. Now, the three are speaking about that repression and one is willing to risk […]

President Obama to Africa: ‘No one should be president for life’


Barak Obama — addressing the African Union (AU) today: “If a leader says he is the only one who can hold the country together, then that leader has failed to build their nation…Nobody should be president for life. A country is better off with new blood and new ideas.” “I don’t understand why people want […]