‘I expected to die in there’: Canadian jailed in Ethiopia for 11 years wants Ottawa to learn from his ordeal

A Canadian citizen who spent 11 years in an Ethiopian prison is calling on the government to learn from the failures in his case, and make sure it never happens again. “I... Read more »

Conversation with founder of Education for Ethiopia

MASON While juggling a full class schedule at Mason High School and participating in extracurricular activities, Kaleab Jegol found time to launch a nonprofit to support educational initiatives in Ethiopia. “Now typical... Read more »
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Village of Hope co-founder Lon Harvey Kennard pleads guilty to child sex abuse

A Wasatch County man accused of sexually abusing three of his adopted Ethiopian children pleaded guilty Wednesday to reduced charges. Lon Harvey Kennard Sr., 69, was initially charged in 4th District Court... Read more »

Family apologizes after his Ethiopian adopted childrens sexual abuse arrest

Heber City » Minutes after a judge ordered 68-year-old Village of Hope co-founder Lon Harvey Kennard held without bail on charges that he sexually abused two of his adopted daughters Wednesday, his... Read more »