One Of The World's Best Long Distance Runners Is Now Running For His Life
As marathon runner Feyisa Lelisa crossed the finish line to win the silver medal at the Olympics this summer, he raised his arms over his head in an X to defiantly protest the Ethiopian government's treatment of his fellow Oromo people. Three months later, unable to go home or see his family, he contemplates the price of being a world-class athlete speaking out.
The Daughter Of A British Man On Death Row In Ethiopia Has Written To The Queen For Help
Andy Tsege's 8-year-old daughter says: "With David Cameron in charge the situation will not be solved". Updated: The Foreign Office told BuzzFeed News that a formal letter has been sent to Ethiopia regarding his treatment.
Obama Hails Progress Made By Africa But Warns There's Still Work To Be Done
Concluding his East African trip with an address to the 54-member African Union in the Ethiopian capital on Tuesday, Obama praised the progress in the continent over the years but also pointed out that the gains made rest on "fragile foundations."