Tag: urges

Africa: Anglican Communion Secretary General Urges Christians to Pray for the People of Myanmar

April 4, 2021
Anglican Communion Secretary General urges all Christians to pray for the People of Myanmar Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon issues an Easter message of hope to Myanmar and her people; and calls on Christians around the world to pray. The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has called on Christians around the world to

Mozambique: Nyusi Urges Cne Leadership to Be Impartial and Objective

January 21, 2021
Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday urged the leadership of the National Elections Commission (CNE) to work with objectivity, impartiality, competence and zeal. He was speaking at a ceremony in Maputo where he swore into office the chairperson and two deputy chairpersons of the CNE. The chairperson is the Anglican bishop of the

Africa: Capacitate Institutions to Silence the Guns, Urges AU

December 7, 2020
In an effort to silence the guns on the continent, African Union Chairperson President Cyril Ramaphosa has underscored the need to capacitate institutions that are engaged in efforts of peace and security. “In particular, we need to improve the implementation and coordination of the African Peace and Security Architecture and the African Governance Architecture for

Michelle Obama urges Trump to make ‘smooth transition of power’

November 17, 2020
Former first lady Michelle Obama urged President Trump to make a “smooth transition of power” to Joe Biden in a lengthy Instagram post on Monday afternoon. Obama reminisced how she struggled when she and her husband welcomed the Donald and Melania Trump to the White House on Inauguration Day in 2017. “Donald Trump had spread

Schumer urges Biden to cancel portion of student loan debt

November 16, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden should issue an executive order to cancel college student debt when he gets control of the White House, Sen. Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said. “Getting rid of student debt. I have a proposal with [Massachusetts Sen.] Elizabeth Warren that the first $50,000 of debt be vanquished, and we believe that Joe Biden

Scott Atlas urges people to ‘rise up’ against Michigan shutdowns

November 16, 2020
Dr. Scott Atlas, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, called for people to “rise up” up after Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a three-week “pause to save lives” during the coronavirus pandemic. “The only way this stops is if people rise up. You get what you accept. #FreedomMatters #StepUp,” Atlas said in

Trump Halfheartedly Urges Supporters To Wear Masks In Bizarre Campaign Email

August 4, 2020
In a bizarre email to his supporters with the subject line “Patriots Wear Face Masks,” Donald Trump halfheartedly endorsed the use of face coverings to prevent the spread of coronavirus. “I don’t love wearing them either,” Trump said in the campaign email. “Masks may be good, they may be just okay, or they may be

Hillary Clinton Urges Defense of Democracy at Cummings’s Funeral

October 27, 2019
Comparing the congressman to a biblical prophet, the former secretary of state said Elijah Cummings “stood against the corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.”VideoIn her remarks at the funeral for Representative Elijah E. Cummings, Hillary Clinton honored him as a fighter for democracy.CreditCredit...Justin T. Gellerson for The New York TimesOct. 25, 2019Speaking at…