Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Ethiopia:- Syeum Mesfin and Obama granny get academic honors

US President Barack Obama's grandmother may not have seen the inside of a lecture hall but hence forth, she is Dr Sarah Obama. That honorary doctorate made Mama Sarah to share the academic platform with greats like Mr Ato Seyoun Mesfin, the Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr Brimmy Olaghere, the founder chairman of the US African Development Consortium World Group and US Senator Larry Womble who were also feted at the occasion. Mr Mesfin was awarded for his role in peace building in Africa while Prof Oleghere was feted for his role in the promotion of African integration and infrastructure development. Read more…


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