The security council of the United Nations voted against the African Union’s proposal to delay the impeachment for a year of Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyata and deputy president William Rutto. Only Seven votes came in favor of the proposal from the 15 council members. The Africans run short of two votes to have the case postponed. Britain, France and the USA- all members and supporters of the ICC, abstained from voting.
A police crackdown in Addis Ababa on a demonstration called to protest the brutal actions by the Saudi police against Ethiopian illegal migrant workers in Saudi Arabia angered thousands of Ethiopiann who took to the social media Facebook and Twitter to pour in their frustrations.
The Former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, will be honoured on Sunday, November 17, 2013 with the ‘Rotary International Polio Free Award’.
President Girma achieved a polio-free Ethiopia during his last five years in office. The award ceremony will be held at the National Presidential