President Obama Hosts African Youth Forum

This week, 115 young leaders from 45 sub-Saharan African countries -- activists, entrepreneurs, writers, clergy members and nonprofit leaders -- gathered in the White House East Room for a town hall with President Obama for a discussion about the continent's future. The guests, all between the ages of 20 and 35, many dressed in colorful traditional clothing, greeted the President with thunderous applause as he entered, but once the clapping faded, they also challenged him with questions about hardship in their nations and how his policies will ultimately impact them...


Read More
Filed under: News