Hope for South Sudan as Ethiopia PM pushes for talks between Kiir and Machar

19  hours agoIs there hope for South Sudan following the call by Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed to convene talks between President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar in Addis Ababa to try to... Read more »

Ethiopian people ‘weeping inwardly’ after IS killings

Ethiopians have reacted with horror at the disclosures that a group of their compatriots has been put to death by IS in Libya. News of the killings came in a video released... Read more »

Great Falls doctor, Rotarians set sights on health challenge in Ethiopia

Dr. Robert Amado-Cattaneo, right, and Dr. Stephen Tahta perform a heart surgery at the Cardiac Centre of Ethiopia in February. The surgeons, an anesthesiologist and three nurses traveled to Addis Ababa to... Read more »

Japan’s role in the Arab world, elections in Ethiopia, addressing Islamophobia …

The Japan Times / TokyoJapan should help in peacebuilding efforts in the Arab world “Four years ago…, demonstrations in Tunisia … toppled an authoritarian government in the country, inspiring an ‘Arab Spring’... 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 »

Thanks to Portland family, Ethiopian woman now has hope for the future

The sun hadn’t yet risen Wednesday when Yodit Derese’s life began to change. The 25-year-old Ethiopian woman’s eyes flicked back and forth nervously as one doctor after another hovered over her, checking... 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 »