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Apply for Obama Foundation Fellowship and Get the Opportunity to Change the World

Obama Foundation Fellowship, an initiative of the immediate past president of the Unites States, seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation.  The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and ...

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Trailblazer! Haben Girma, an Eritrean, is Harvard’s Law School First Deaf-Blind Graduate

Haben Girma is Harvard's Law School first Blind-Deaf graduate

Haben Girma, 27, is an Eritrean who was born in California after her mother fled Eritrea in the early 1980s due to the War of Independence which was still ravaging the country at the time. Quite frankly, she has enjoyed various strokes of luck. However, her can-do spirit and vision have helped her break barriers, including becoming the first deaf-blind ...

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Emotional! Obama Fight Back Tears as He Gives Last Speech as US President

Capping his eight years in the White House, Obama returned to his adoptive hometown of Chicago to recast his “yes we can” campaign credo as “yes we did.” President Barack Obama addressed America and the world for the final time as president Tuesday, in a speech that was both a tearful goodbye and a call to arms. Capping his eight ...

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Meet 19-year-old Nigerian Saheela Ibraheem, Final Year Student of Nuerobiology in Harvard

Saheela Ibraheem got into Harvard at the age of 15, where she is currently studying neurobiology — a branch of science that studies the brain — and has been listed among the “World’s 50 Smartest Teenagers.” She was also accepted for admission by 13 other top colleges in the United States, including the MIT, Princeton, Columbia, and six other Ivy ...

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Blunt! Obama Says Trump ‘Unfit’ to be President

In a blunt and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama on Tuesday described Donald Trump as “unfit” to be president and called on Republicans to disown him. Standing alongside the prime minister of Singapore, Obama cast aside any pretense of domestic unity and described Trump as “woefully unprepared” and “unfit to serve as president.” “He keeps proving it,” Obama added.” ...

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Opportunity! Apply for YALI 2017 and You Could Get Trained in the US [FREE]

Mandela Washington Fellowship Application Information Selection Process The Mandela Washington Fellowship is conducted as a merit-based open competition. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Chosen semifinalists will be interviewed by the U.S. embassies or consulates in their home countries. If selected for an interview, applicants must provide a copy of their passport (if ...

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Nigeria’s President Will Punish Staff for Plagiarizing an Obama Speech from 2008

Since coming into office last year, very little has gone according to script for Nigeria’s president Buhari. The economy officially slipped into its first recession in decades at the start of the month and a currency crisis has shown no signs of abating, hitting various industries, especially aviation. This month, in a bid to stem the tide of turning public ...

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