UK Charity Commission launches inquiry into Oxfam for sexual harassment cover-up

By Julia Taliesin Staff Writer On Feb. 12, the Charity Commission launched a full inquiry into Oxfam after receiving information indicating Oxfam had not disclosed details about the allegations of sexual assault and abuse of power within the organization. After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, an Oxfam aid worker came forward saying she was sexually…

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga inaugurates himself as the “people’s president”

By Julia Taliesin Staff Writer On Jan. 30, thousands gathered to witness former presidential candidate Raila Odinga swear himself in as the “people’s president.” The controversial ceremony took place at Uhuru Park in central Nairobi. Reuters estimates that 15,000 supporters were in attendance. The largely peaceful event was held despite warnings from the attorney general…