14-year-old Arsema narrowly escaped early marriage. She is one of 26MM children impacted by #coronavirus school closures in Ethiopia, which have left many young girls at an increased risk of early marriage. "I couldn’t be happier. Now I can study hard and become a doctor."
Like Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the US, these justices have won legal victories for women around the world, setting precedent in the highest courts from Ethiopia to Colombia.
Mahalet was born in Ethiopia. Abandoned by her parents, she lived as an impoverished orphan. Mahalet was adopted by a loving, Christian American family at 11. This week @TPUSA brought her to the WH. She asked to pray for our President. He brought her onstage-then this happened:
Just spoke to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia. His Country needs Ventilators, and the U.S. is in good position to help him. We will!
Michelle and I send our deepest sympathies to all who knew the victims of today’s plane crash in Ethiopia.
Just had a meeting with top representatives from Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan to help solve their long running dispute on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, one of the largest in the world, currently being built. The meeting went well and discussions will continue during the day!
Eritrea and Ethiopia started direct flights for the first time in 20 years, after officially ending a decades-old border war that killed 80,000 people. Some of the families separated by the conflict are being reunited for the first time in years:
This year I'm donating my birthday to raise $10K to build a fresh water well in Ethiopia. Help make my wish come true