Mr. President (of the African Union), Please allow a West African peasant to share with you his preoccupations in the run-up to the G8 Symposium on food security to be held in Washington on 18-19 May 2012 and the G8 on 20 May 2012 at Camp David. Two events at which the food security of [...]
May 20th, 2012
“Today, I can announce a new global effort we are calling a ‘New Alliance’ for food security and nutrition. And, to get the job done, we are bringing together all the key players around a shared commitment,” said Obama. At a food security forum in Washington, the president sai...
May 14th, 2012
By Alemayehu G. Mariam White House spokesman Jay Carney announced last week that President Obama has invited the presidents of Ghana,African Hunger Games at Camp David – Alemayehu G. Mariam Tanzania, Benin and Meles Zenawi to attend the G8 Summit (the forum for the governments of eight of the w...
Apr 15th, 2012
BY KEFFYALEW GEBREMEDHIN Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has finally come full circle. Over the decades, he has thrived on controversies, some of which he fostered, and stil does, with unmatched skills and perfect timing. They have served his purpose of staying in power as long to contentedly observe fro...