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Traveling to Ethiopia

Reverend Nicholas Stuart Richards | Posted 03.09.2012 | Black Voices
Reverend Nicholas Stuart Richards

My trip to Ethiopia helped to open my eyes to a world very different from my own as I connected with men, women and children who are directly benefiting from the work that we are doing in their village.

Bwana Uncle Sam

Eric Margolis | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home
Eric Margolis

Having finished off former ally Muammar Gaddafi, the Pentagon, its new Africa Command, and CIA are now focusing on East Africa. In fact, Africa is hot.

Us and Them: The Limits of a Narrowed Worldview

Tom Murphy | Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

The argument goes that we are experiencing hard times and need to prioritize ourselves above all others. It is easy to see why this argument would lend itself to the idea of eliminating foreign aid and also why entitlements are the next.

Sudan Faces an Earthquake

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Margolis

A political earthquake may be about to rock Sudan and send tremors across Africa.

Struggling to Make a Living in Ethiopia: Surviving in the Informal Economy

Jina Krause-Vilmar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jina Krause-Vilmar

In Ethiopia, some 44,000 Somali refugees are scattered among four refugee camps, living in the arid heat on parched land. Most of these refugees survive on one meal a day and are dependent on humanitarian aid.

Giant Crack In Africa Will Create A New Ocean

LiveScience | LiveScience Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 35-mile rift in the desert of Ethiopia will likely become a new ocean eventually, researchers now confirm. The crack, 20 feet wide in spots, opened...

TOMS Shoes: How To Spend Less And Give More (VIDEO)

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Blake Mycoskie

With the economy as it is, spending money wisely is more important than ever. Gift giving is a wonderful thing - and should continue to be - but we ne...