Dining and dancing…giving Kenya one billion dollars to boost young entrepreneurs in Africa…His agenda in Kenya was focused on economic development, counter-terrorism and human rights. Wouldn’t it be great if he really focused on those three issues in the U.S.? HERE’S A LONGER VERSION OF THE DANCING:
After a swift and low-key arrival ceremony Friday evening, followed by dinner with his extended family, President Obama dove into a busy agenda addressing economic development, counter-terrorism and human rights. At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, enthusiasm for the Mr. Obama’s visit echoed through the halls.
President Obama brought $1 billion in new investments — about half from government backed loans or grants — to boost young entrepreneurs in Africa.
“This is personal for me,” Mr. Obama said. “There’s a reason why my name’s Barack Hussein Obama. My father comes from these parts.”
The president said Africa’s economic growth will depend on young dreamers with ideas.
“Entrepreneurship offers a positive alternative to the ideologies of violence and division that can all too often fill the void when young people don’t see a future for themselves,” Mr. Obama said.
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