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Thursday, 03 May, 2012
Archie Mackenzie

The Times newspaper, UK, today carries a full obituary of the diplomat Archie Mackenzie who was Britain's Minister for Economic and Social Affairs at the United Nations in the 1970s. The subheadline describes him as: "Diplomat and founder member of the UN who was a leading advocate of action to address the developing world’s economic problems".

Tuesday, 24 April, 2012

A major feature in the the Economic Times, Mumbai, April 19th, looks at the way that the German multinational engineering company Siemens has cleaned up its act after the scandal which led to the company admitting to several bribery charges and paying around $1.6 billion in fines.
So successful has been the turn-around that another engineering giant, Tata Group, is studying it closely with a view to licensing some of the processes.

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012
Archie Mackenzie

Two national newspapers of Scotland today carry substantial obituaries of Ambassador Archie Mackenzie who died on 15 April, aged 96. The Herald, Glasgow, publishes an obituary written by R D Kernohan, former Editor of Life and Work, the magazine of the Church of Scotland, and The Scotsman in Edinburgh publishes a contributed obituary.

Friday, 13 April, 2012
Ilene Andersen

Ilene Andersen tells journalist Peer Rødal Haugen, 'God called me, He led me, and He used me, an ordinary girl from California.' Read her fascinating story of 'Taking part in changing the world', – what turned her life upside down and launched her into global adventures, serving and above all singing.

Wednesday, 04 April, 2012
Conrad Hunte

'Sir Conrad’s bat given to Cricket Legends of Barbados' is the headline in the Barbados Advocate newspaper, 4 April 2012.

Monday, 02 April, 2012
Mamo Wudineh

The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, carried an obituary of the Ethiopian journalist Mammo Wudneh, chairman of the Ethiopian Writers' Association, on 2 April, under the headline, 'Worked for a better future, for friend and foe alike'. The obituary tells how he played a critical role in saving Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa, from a bloodbath during the final throes of President Mengistu's military Marxist regime, thanks to Wudneh's influencial radio broadcasts.

Friday, 16 March, 2012
'ZAHRA-change begins at home'.

The Keswick Reminder newspaper of 16 March 2012 reported the screening of the film Zhara: change begins at home, in the English Lake District town of Keswick. (It is the place where MRA founder Frank Buchman had a profound experience of forgiveness towards those whom he thought had wronged him.)

Friday, 24 February, 2012
A Somali rancher herds cattle in Kismayo

Somalia has been written off by Western powers as a 'failed state'. In an article, published in the Guardian at the eve of the London Conference on Somalia, Ambassador Mohamed Sharif Mohamud, who is the Vice Chair of the Somali Initiative for Dialogue and Democracy (SIDD), argues that Somalia is not a 'failed state'. He presents a case that Somalia could be reborn as a country of progress and prosperity.

Wednesday, 01 February, 2012

The Sri Lankan Daily Mirror published an article on 19 January 2012, with the headline 'Vijitha Yapa meets Vice President of South Sudan'.

Thursday, 01 December, 2011

Elizabeth J Harris of Liverpool Hope University reviewed Michael Henderson's book 'No enemy to conquer' in the December issue of the publication Interreligious Insights (published by the World Congress of Faiths).

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