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Trade, Covid-19 and climate change top agenda as President Kenyatta meets US counterpart Joe Biden in Washington DC

Trade, Covid-19 and climate change top agenda as President Kenyatta meets US counterpart Joe Biden in Washington DC

Africa, East Africa, Uganda, USA
WASHINGTON DC, USA, 14th October 2021 (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday made history by becoming the first African Head of State to be hosted by President Joe Biden at the White House since the American leader took over office in January this year. At the historic meeting, President Biden announced a US Government donation of 17 million more Covid-19 vaccines to the African Union. "And we’re continuing our shared fight against Covid. The United States has donated 2.8 million doses of vaccine to Kenya as part of the 50 million doses we’ve donated to the African Union (AU). "And I’m proud to announce that—today, that we’re making an additional historic one-time donation of 17 more million doses of J&J vaccine to the AU, and we’re going to be sending some more of these ...
UAE then and now: building the Middle East’s only ‘golden ratio’ building

UAE then and now: building the Middle East’s only ‘golden ratio’ building

Africa, East Africa, Europe, USA
Use our interactive slider and scroll through the picture gallery to explore how Aldar's unique headquarters was constructed. James Langton Oct 14, 2021 Today, life in the Emirates moves in the fast lane. In a regular series to mark the 50th anniversary of the UAE, 'The National' takes a trip back in time to examine how much the country has changed. Known everywhere simply as the “coin building”, the Aldar headquarters in Abu Dhabi is one of the most instantly recognisable in the country, indeed the world. Perfectly circular, it is ideally located as a statement of intent by the company that built the Yas Marina F1 circuit and Ferrari World; impossible to ignore by anyone who travels between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The building was designed by Marwan Zgheib, the ...
Biden to address global supply chain crisis

Biden to address global supply chain crisis

Africa, USA
Business leaders called for the Biden administration on Wednesday to consider new approaches to ease severe pressure on supply chains, including deploying the National Guard to address bottlenecks, Consumer Brands Association CEO Geoff Freeman told CNN. Freeman, whose trade group represents Coca-Cola, Kellogg and Campbell Soup, participated in a virtual roundtable led by Vice President Kamala Harris and said discussions with the administration remain in their early stages. “We have to leave no stone unturned,” said Freeman, who described supply chains as being in a state of “crisis.” Business leaders made several proposals aimed at alleviating pressure, including a “targeted use of the National Guard,” Freeman said. He added that the National Guard could be used to address bottlenec...
Elizabeth Warren Urges Congress To ‘StepUp’ & Protect Roe V. Wade Amidst TexasAbortion Law

Elizabeth Warren Urges Congress To ‘StepUp’ & Protect Roe V. Wade Amidst TexasAbortion Law

Africa, LifeStyle, USA
Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/Shutterstock View Gallery7 PHOTOS. James Crowley NEWS WRITER The Massachusetts senator also explained that the new law will be most harmful to people who don’t have easy access to abortion while appearing on ‘The View.’ Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren said that it time for the government to listen to the American people and make sure Roe V. Wade is secure during a Wednesday October 13 appearance on The View. Joy Behar asked what Democrats can do to help protect reproductive rights, amid Texas’ abortion law, which virtually bans abortions after six weeks. Warren noted how many Americans support a women’s right to abortion. Behar noted that the Supreme Court was preparing to hear cas...
Mismanagement of diversity a threat to global peace and security, President Kenyatta says

Mismanagement of diversity a threat to global peace and security, President Kenyatta says

Africa, East Africa, USA
NEW YORK, USA, 12th October 2021 (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenya has identified the rampant mismanagement of diversity leading to institutionalized exclusion and marginalization of communities and nations as a major threat to global peace and security. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday chaired the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) high-level open debate on peacebuilding and sustainable peace, covering diversity, state-building and search for peace as key subjects of discussion in New York, USA. "That exclusion is often institutionalized in governance and economic relations at the national and global level. It manifests in stereotyping and bigotry. The result is a profound sense of grievance and bitterness that populists and demagogues can easily exploit. "This is so especi...
President Kenyatta says multilateralism is the panacea for world’s peace and security challenges

President Kenyatta says multilateralism is the panacea for world’s peace and security challenges

Africa, East Africa, USA
The session was moderated by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, President and CEO of IPI. Also present is Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo and Kenya's Permanent Representative to the UN Amb Martin Kimani.   Caption:President Uhuru Kenyatta participates in the International Peace Institute's (IPI) Global Leaders' discussion on the UN Secretary General's Common Agenda Report in New York, USA. The session was moderated by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, President and CEO of IPI. Also present is Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo and Kenya's Permanent Representative to the UN Amb Martin Kimani.                           NEW YORK,...
‘Teen Mom OG’: Amber Portwood ComesOut As Bisexual & Reveals Romance WithAnother Woman

‘Teen Mom OG’: Amber Portwood ComesOut As Bisexual & Reveals Romance WithAnother Woman

Africa, Entertainment, Europe, LifeStyle, USA
TV View Gallery12 PHOTOS. Chris Rogers DEPUTY EDITOR OF LOS ANGELES Amber Portwood said she almost went ‘to go to the grave’ with her secret, after coming out during the Oct. 12 episode of ‘Teen Mom OG’. Amber Portwood shared a secret during the Oct. 12 episode of Teen Mom OG, when she revealed she’s bisexual and once dated a woman for eight months. The big reveal came after Amber said she was writing a second book and “worried” about some of the things she’d be sharing. She said her first book, Never Too Late, was “PG-13” and everyone “will be a bit shocked” by this new one because she’ll reveal that she’s bisexual. “I’m really scared right now,” Amber said, when asked how she feels about sharing her secret. She also reve...
Brielle Biermann Rocks Bikini From MomKim Zolciak’s Line While Taking A Dip InThe Ocean

Brielle Biermann Rocks Bikini From MomKim Zolciak’s Line While Taking A Dip InThe Ocean

Africa, Europe, LifeStyle, USA
  Brielle posted the photo which was taken on a beach with the caption, “my mom bought it first but i wore it first.” Kim took to the comments section to write, “I bought it for us both crazy,” while Brielle’s sister, Ariana, 19, commented, “UNBELIEVABLE.” When Brielle isn’t borrowing Kim’s suits, she’s modeling Kim’s collection, and one of our favorites was her tiny leopard print string bikini which was the same exact one that Kim and Ariana modeled earlier in the summer. The top was a triangle bikini top while the bottoms were low-rise and had thin straps on the sides. Brielle Biermann’s Cheeky Bikini From Kim Zolciak Swimsuit Line Photos – Hollywood Life
President Kenyatta witnesses signing of a Kenya-US private sector trade agreement

President Kenyatta witnesses signing of a Kenya-US private sector trade agreement

Africa, East Africa, USA
NEW YORK, USA, 11th October 2021, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday witnessed the signing of a detailed private sector agreement that seeks to expand trade and investments between Kenya and the United States of America. Featured Photo Caption: :  H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta flanked by Cabinet Secretary Betty Maina (Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development) and Carole Kariuki, CEO of KEPSA follow proceedings during the signing of a Kenya-US private sector trade agreement in New York, USA.   Kenya's Permanent Representative to the UN Amb Martin Kimani during the signing of a Kenya-US private sector trade agreement in New York, USA. The agreement, signed between Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), provides a frame...