AN Atlanta man who previously ran an adoption agency pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to his role in a scheme involving children from Ethiopia, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
James Harding, 55, admitted that between 2008 and 2009, he and his co-conspirators submitted fraudulent documents to the State Department to facilitate adoptions of Ethiopian children by U.S. parents, according to Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell and U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles of the District of South Carolina. Harding was employed as the international program director for International Adoption Guides Inc. at the time of the crimes. Continue reading Adoption Agency Director Admits Bribing Ethiopian Officials→
IRAN has reached out to thousands of orphaned children in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, most of them suffering from HIV/AIDS, by offering them clothes, Press TV reports.
Iran is currently reaching out to these children by providing them with clothes, the report added.
The report said that since there are no orphanages to accommodate all the thousands of vulnerable children in Addis Ababa, some have resorted to fending for themselves in the streets while others are lucky enough to be taken up by different government bureaus.
According to the Iranian government, reaching out to these needy children is an indication of its sincere intention to cement further cooperation with Ethiopia in industry, science and technology as well as cultural activities, the report said.
THE story of Eritrea is one of exception; not only does the tale recount the history of a nation, it is a unique compilation of the stories of exceptional individuals.
Our history has illustrated that Eritrea, the land of the free, and home of diversity is made up of individuals who make history. Only twenty three years old, Eritrea has made enormous strides in its pursuit of becoming a truly independent, self-reliant country. From education, to health care, to infrastructure, the country’s ongoing growth and development exhibit an indomitable spirit and the resilience of a hard-working people. Continue reading We Are Eritrea, An Exception to the Rule→