Barack Obama - Address To African Continent Representatives mp3 album
President Obama: Wakenya mpo? It is great to be back in Kenya. Thank you so much for this extraordinary welcome. And he was in the King’s African Rifles during the Second World War, and was taken to the far reaches of the British Empire - all the way to Burma. And eventually he was released. Certainly here in the African continent there are many countries that deal with this problem. And I want to assure you I speak about it wherever I go, not just here in Kenya. So I don't want everybody to get too sensitive.
Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/ (listen); born August 4, 1961) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a . senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997–2004.
Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States. Few presidents have walked a more improbable path to the White House. Born in Hawaii to a mother from Kansas and a father from Kenya, Obama was raised with help from his grandparents, whose generosity of spirit reflected their Midwestern roots.
When Barack Obama was sworn in as the first African-American US president in 2009, a wave of "Obama-mania" swept across the African continent. His face was printed on African fabrics and every African artist had portraits of the American statesman in their repertoire. Expectations were high: Africans believed their continent would be given a higher status with regard to US foreign policy, investment and development aid. After Obama's eight years in office, many Africans still feel disillusioned. He was also the first sitting US president to address the African Union.
Barack Obama spoke with the BBC ahead of his trip to East Africa. So I'll be the first US president to not only visit Kenya and Ethiopia, but also to address the continent as a whole, building off the African summit that we did here which was historic and has, I think, deepened the kinds of already strong relationships that we have across the continent. SOPEL: And you're going to talk about entrepreneurship at this summit in Nairobi.
Africa is one of the fastest growing regions of the world, the US president said in Nairobi. People are being lifted out of poverty.
US President Barack Obama gave a historic speech to the African Union (AU) assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. It marked the first time that a sitting US president had visited the AU. Obama took to the podium at 1406 hrs at the AU commission headquarters. The speech made by Obama touched on a myriad of topics that effect African nations, from defeating corruption to investing in young people. Obama said the US would continue supporting African nations in the fight against terrorism. Obama began by lauding progress within the African continent. Obama then focused on the future of development of economies within Africa.
Barack Obama's farewell address. Barack Obama's farewell address was the final public speech of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, delivered on January 10, 2017 at 9:00 . EST. The farewell address was broadcast on various television and radio stations and livestreamed online by the White House. An estimated 24 million people watched the address live on television.
Inaugural Address by President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama became the first American president to address the African Union in the institution’s 52-year history, a moment lauded for its historical significance but that also underscored how far behind the . is in investing in the continent. In a speech to an African Union meeting on Tuesday, President Obama scolded leaders on the continent who overstay their term limits. He joked that, though he could win a third term, he would rather spend time with his family.
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