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I’m traveling to Africa for the first time since I left office- Barrack Obama

The 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama has said he’ll be coming to Africa this week.

The father-of-two made the announcement via his Facebook page and went on to recommend amazing African literary works he’s found inspiring. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel, Americanah, was one of the novels he recommended for summer reading.

He wrote:
This week, I’m traveling to Africa for the first time since I left office – a continent of wonderful diversity, thriving culture, and remarkable stories.

I was proud to visit sub-Saharan Africa more times than any other sitting President, and I’ll return this week to visit Kenya and South Africa. In South Africa, the Obama Foundation will convene 200 extraordinary young leaders from across the continent and I’ll deliver a speech to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. Kenya, of course, is the Obama ancestral home. I visited for the first time when I was in my twenties and I was profoundly influenced by my experiences – a journey I wrote about in my first book, Dreams from My Father.

Over the years since, I’ve often drawn inspiration from Africa’s extraordinary literary tradition. As I prepare for this trip, I wanted to share a list of books that I’d recommend for summer reading, including some from a number of Africa’s best writers and thinkers – each of whom illuminate our world in powerful and unique ways.
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
A true classic of world literature, this novel paints a picture of traditional society wrestling with the arrival of foreign influence, from Christian missionaries to British colonialism. A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world.

A Grain of Wheat by Ngugi wa Thiong’o
A chronicle of the events leading up to Kenya’s independence, and a compelling story of how the transformative events of history weigh on individual lives and relationships.

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
Mandela’s life was one of the epic stories of the 20th century. This definitive memoir traces the arc of his life from a small village, to his years as a revolutionary, to his long imprisonment, and ultimately his ascension to unifying President, leader, and global icon. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history – and then go out and change it.

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
From one of the world’s great contemporary writers comes the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race and belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.

The Return by Hisham Matar
A beautifully-written memoir that skillfully balances a graceful guide through Libya’s recent history with the author’s dogged quest to find his father who disappeared in Gaddafi’s prisons.

The World As It Is by Ben Rhodes
It’s true, Ben does not have African blood running through his veins. But few others so closely see the world through my eyes like he can. Ben’s one of the few who’ve been with me since that first presidential campaign. His memoir is one of the smartest reflections I’ve seen as to how we approached foreign policy, and one of the most compelling stories I’ve seen about what it’s actually like to serve the American people for eight years in the White House.

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Headline: Highlights from the grand opening of Doyen Pharmacy

It has happened. The majestic opening of doyen pharmacy held at shop 2&3 okuku-golf estate, link road Port Harcourt ;on the 1st of October was the place to be. In attendance were well wishers, friends and patients ;and as promised the doctors, pharmacists, dentists and ophthalmologist were present to attend to the health concerns of the patients. Take a look at some pictures from the event.

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Apple new iPhone XI leaked news, price and release date

IPhone 11

Apple has launched three new iPhones at identical time annually since 2017.

It’s rumoured to be bobbing up with identical issue this  with “Pro” iPhone models which will succeed the iPhone XS, XS GHB and XR.

Based on all the leaks, reports and rumors, the iPhone xi lineup guarantees a excess of recent choices. the foremost vital rumors target triple rear cameras for what’s being stated because the iPhone xi skilled and iPhone xi professional GHB. The regular iPhone xi have to be compelled to be a replacement for the iPhone XR; that phonephone is foreseen to urge two rear cameras.

The iPhone xi, iPhone xi GHB and iPhone XR a try of are announced around 6pm BST tomorrow at the US-based event.

Apple usually releases its new phones purchasable on the weekday once the launch event, which could be Friday September 20th.

The phones can reportedly have a triple camera system with a 3rd sensing element for ultra-wide angle photos and videos and a 3D rear-facing camera that ought to boost its increased reality capabilities.

Low-light picture taking ought to even be improved and therefore the cameras could have confidence computer science to correct photos and alter the right shot.

Video recording is additionally rumoured to be improved and should associate with new options, like the power to change colors and re-frame and crop a live recording.

Reverse wireless charging is additionally expected.

 

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