Posted on November 1, 2014 by Amanuel | 0 Comments
Opinion of Dr. Samuel Mahaffy. It is time for the African country, Burkina Faso to be able to live into its name of the “land of the honest people” instead of being the land of drone bases and surveillance. With the fleeing of the President of Burkina Faso it is the opportunity for the opening of a new chapter in…
Posted on October 27, 2014 by Amanuel | 0 Comments
Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village Association reviews the book Joining Africa: From Anthills to Asmara. This review was originally published on his website in a longer form at http://samuelmahaffy.com/2014/10/joining-africa-anthills-asmara/ . From a Western world that is fearing Africa, exploiting Africa, or begrudgingly discovering Africa, Charles Cantalupo brings forward with poetic wisdom a call for joining Africa….
Posted on October 15, 2014 by Amanuel | 0 Comments
Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village interviews Madut–one of the ‘Lost Boys of Sudan’. Madut’s journey and story teach us much about the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan. It is a story of great tragedy and also of tentative hope. Madut’s account of his journey and his perspective on his homeland of South Sudan and what…
Posted on September 28, 2014 by Amanuel | 0 Comments
An immigrant from Eritrea turns ceramic artistry and knowledge of chemistry into a highly successful ceramic business. Salaam Urban Village Association (SUVA) will be highlighting the creative talent of Debessaie in the weeks ahead. Debessaie’s business is one of the first business partnerships in the new initiative called RE-IMAGINE SUVA. While nonprofits serving the migrant and refugee communities in the U.S….
Posted on September 4, 2014 by Amanuel | 0 Comments
Samuel Mahaffy was an invited speaker at the 10th Annual YPFDJ North America Conference held in Washington D.C. He shares here his personal reflections on the conference. He writes regularly about Eritrea on his website at www.samuelmahaffy.com and tweets about Africa, Eritrea and peacemaking on Twitter@samuelmahaffy. Dr. Samuel Mahaffy is a Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village Association. As a…