Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

Four YALI Regional Centers Announced.

Yesterday, President Obama announced the renaming of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in honor of Nelson Mandela. He also announced that the United States intends to double the number of annual participants in the Mandela Washington Fellowship to 1000 by the summer of 2016. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YAL...

30 Jul 9:45 AM 0 Read More...

MasterCard Foundation Partners White House on Next Phase of YALI.

The MasterCard Foundation together with the White House, announced a commitment towards supporting President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). YALI as you may know is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. President Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support these young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhanc...

29 Jul 12:30 PM 0 Read More...

The Accra Technology and Innovation Startup Scene

Cross-posting from the Seedstars World Blog Accra, “4th City to Visit According to the New York Times” and Now West Africa’s Startup Hub. Welcome to Accra. Ghana’s capital and West Africa’s Startup Hub. Believe it or not, there are more startup founders here than the rest of the sixteen member ECOWAS countries. Located on the Lokko Streets of the Christiansburg Estates in Osu, Accra and also on...

04 Jun 6:05 PM 0 Read More...

Full Text: Pres. Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address — As Delivered

THE PRESIDENT: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F Kennedy declared to this chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress.” “It is my task,” he said, “to report the State of the Union -- to improve it is the task of us all.” Tonight, thanks to the grit and determination of the American people, t...

14 Feb 9:10 AM 0 Read More...

@MacJordan On #CyberSecWA Panel Discussion.

The U.S. Department of State and the Government of Ghana are co-hosting the West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop in Accra, Ghana from January 29 - 31 at the Holiday Inn, Accra. According to US President Barack Obama: “This world—cyberspace—is a world that we depend on every single day... has made us more interconnected than at any time in human history.” Among the key objectives on the...

30 Jan 8:15 PM 0 Read More...
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