Posts Tagged ‘United States’

Al Jazeera Media Network Opens Innovation Challenge

The Innovation and Research group at Al Jazeera Media Network has kicked off its first major community initiative with an online Innovation Challenge. This is an open competition aiming to surface new ideas about storytelling in mobile and web applications. The Innovation Challenge competition offers substantial rewards, including the possibility of future incubation of winning ideas, invitations to large inno...

02 Sep 1:25 PM 0 Read More...

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...

White House honours Ghanaian Social Entrepreneur Dr. Ashifi Gogo as ‘Champion of Change’.

Dr Ashifi Gogo is being honoured for his innovation in developing Sproxil - a mobile technology that helps combat counterfeit medicine and consumables. Dr. Ashifi Gogo and eleven others were felicitated at the "Champions of Change" event at the White House that highlighted immigrant innovators and entrepreneurs -- the best and brightest from around the world who are helping create American jobs, grow the economy, ...

30 May 7:04 AM 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...

Hillary Clinton’s Legacy: Ambassador to the World?

Hillary Clinton steps out of the political spotlight today, as she departs from the U.S. State Department after four years as secretary of state. From her contentious start as first lady, in 1992, to her historic run for the White House, to the highest ranks of the federal government, Hillary Clinton has had quite a political career — one that may continue, in 2016. In her four years as secretary of state, Hilla...

09 Feb 2:10 PM 0 Read More...
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