Tag: President

Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade

July 16, 2021
The Initiators of Change Foundation, an organisation focused on governance, poverty reduction, empowerment and human resource has presented a Lifetime in A Portrait Award to the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu … Read More The post Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-vice-president-bawumia-is-africas-digital-revolutionary-leader-of-the-decade-2/

BET News To Air ‘State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris’

July 13, 2021
Friday, July 9 at 8/7c, the most powerful woman in the country is sitting down with journalist Soledad O’Brien for State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris.  The half-hour primetime special was taped … Read More The post BET News To Air ‘State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris’ appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/bet-news-to-air-state-of-our-union-vice-president-kamala-harris-4/

Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa – South Africa’s Response to Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic

June 27, 2021
Fellow South Africans, Our former President Nelson Mandela once wrote: “I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. “But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb”. As

Angola: President Regrets Death of Kenneth Kaunda

June 18, 2021
Luanda — Angolan President of the Republic João Lourenço expressed Friday his deep dismay at the death of the former President of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda, whom he considered a charismatic leader. In a note from the Civil Affairs Office to the President of the Republic reached ANGOP, the President described Kaunda as man dedicated to

Tanzania: Botswana’s President Masisi Coming to Tanzania On Two-Day Official Visit

June 9, 2021
Dar es Salaam — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi is expected in Tanzania on a two-day official visit from tomorrow on June 10, 2021 in a response of an invitation from President Samia Suluhu Hassan. Speaking to journalist today on June 9, 2021 Minister of Foreign Affairs and East Africa Cooperation, Ambassador Liberata Mulamula said President

Africa: Liberia’s Vice President Jewel Taylor Calls for an African Industrial Revolution in an Interview With Africa Renewal, Ms. Taylor Also Discusses Liberia’s Development Priorities.

May 27, 2021
Jewel Cianeh Taylor is one of few women in top political leadership positions in Africa. In this interview with Africa Renewal’s Kingsley Ighobor, she discusses Liberia’s COVID-19 response, post-pandemic priorities, women’s empowerment in Africa, youth unemployment and other issues. These are the excerpts: How is Liberia dealing with COVID-19? As you know, Liberia is a

Angolan President Discusses Cooperation With CAR Counterpart

May 26, 2021
Luanda — Angolan head of State João Lourenço Wednesday analysed the issue related to the increase of bilateral cooperation with the Central African Republic (CAR) counterpart, Faustin Touadéra. At the end of the meeting, the heads of diplomacy in Angola, Teté António, and the Central African Republic (CAR), Sylvie Aipo Temon, told the press that

Africa: President Arrives for the Summit On Financing for African Economies

May 17, 2021
President Cyril Ramaphosa has this morning , 17 May 2021, arrived in Paris, France, to participate in the Summit on the Financing of African Economies. At the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic, the President will join several African Heads of State and Government as well as leaders of global financing institutions

President derides Trump on infrastructure, amid fury over Florida elections bill

May 7, 2021
CORONAVIRUS-EEUU-VACUNAS (AP)The White House spoke out against Florida’s new elections bill, which was signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday. Karine Jeanne-Pierre, a White House principal deputy press secretary, said the move was in the “wrong direction” and “built on a lie”.In other news, President Joe Biden gave a speech in Louisiana on

Africa: USADF President and CEO C.D. Glin Stepping Down

May 7, 2021
Washington D.C — President and CEO C.D. Glin stepping down to join Pepsico; Chief Program Officer Elisabeth  Feleke to serve as Acting President and CEO Today, the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) announced that President and CEO C.D. Glin will depart to join PepsiCo as Vice President, Global Head of Philanthropy. USADF’s Board of Directors has named Elisabeth (Liz) Feleke, USADF’s Chief Program Officer, as Acting President and CEO effective May 17, 2021.