Five Journalists Arrested in Ethiopia

Five Journalists Arrested in Ethiopia

On Monday, June 22, 2016, five journalists were invited to a press conference under false pretenses and arrested by authorities in the small town of Wajale, Ethiopia, which is located near the Somali border. Soon after, four of the five journalists were released while one, Muktar Nuh with Horn Cable TV (HCTV), remains in jail. […]

United Nations Releases $70 Million in Aid

United Nations Releases $70 Million in Aid

The United Nations has released $70 million in aid to nations of the world that have suffered devastating emergencies. United Nations Under-Secretary-General of Humanitarian Affairs, Stephan O’Brien, communicated in a statement from his office that while this allocation of funds will provide help, there is little question whether sources of more funding will be needed […]

United Nations in Ethiopia for Finance Summit

United Nations in Ethiopia for Finance Summit

The United Nations (U.N.) is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from July 13 through July 16 at the Financing for Development summit discussing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The eight U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were met prior to their September expiration date and the U.N. has established 17 new SDGs that are aimed to be completed […]