Hillary Clinton, announced the news last week at a meeting with Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohmoud. He took office last year after the first vote of its kind since dictator Mohamed Siad Barre was ousted in 1991.
BY KUSH AZRAEL
ILLINOIS – A video of a man being choked to death has surfaced. Now, U.S. Representative, Bobby Rush (D. Ill), is calling for a special investigation into the death of 35-year-old Anthony Kyser, who stole toothpaste from a CVS store in the Little Village section of Chicago. The video shows the last moments of Kyser’s life on May 8, 2010. He is shown fleeing into an alley behind the CVS with store manager Pedro Villanova running behind him. Kyser then falls to the ground with Villanova on top of as bystanders join in. The Cook County Medical Examiners ruled it a homicide, but police did not press charges.
MICHIGAN – Young Andrew Palmer of Bingham Falls received the “Heroism Award” last week from the Boy Scouts of America for saving his family from their burning home last year.
Back in August, 2011, Palmer woke up to find his house engulfed in flames. He told his mother, then ran down the hall, yelling “fire,” and awoke his two sisters. His mother woke up his two brothers.
MICHIGAN - Detroit Bishop Wayne T. Jackson said a YouTube video of his ordination ceremony is being smeared by fellow members of the cloth for being sexually charged and offensive. The video shows Bishop Jackson praying and lying on top of new bishops as they lay on the floor. The men were shrouded in red and white cloth during the ceremony at his Impact Ministries International.
JAMAICA –The Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association has condemned what it labeled the “gross disregard for staff at public health institutions” after gunmen shot and killed a 36-year-old man at a hospital in the central parish of Clarendon last week. The two armed men entered the May Pen Hospital, tied up the security guard then shot Adif Washington four times as he slept.
LIBERIA – Liberia’s jailed ex-president and war criminal, Charles Taylor, wrote a letter to Members of Parliament demanding an annual state pension of $25,000. Liberian Senate Secretary Nanborloh Singbeh said the letter would be discussed this week. The letter from Taylor says the withholding of his presidential pension is a “mammoth injustice.” Last May, a UN backed court sentenced him to 50 years in prison on 11 counts of war crimes.
SOMALIA – The US has officially recognized Somalia’s government in Mogadishu after more than 20 years. The move is expected to pave the way for US and international economic aid for Somalia. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, announced the news last week at a meeting with Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohmoud. He took office last year after the first vote of its kind since dictator Mohamed Siad Barre was ousted in 1991.