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Obama To Give Keynote Lecture At The 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

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Former US president Barrack Obama will deliver a keynote lecture during the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture.

The event will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 17. Over 4,000 people are expected to attend the lecture.

The theme is “Renewing the Mandela Legacy and Promoting Active Citizenship in a Changing World”.’

Some of the speakers who’ve given lectures are: Presidents Bill Clinton, Thabo Mbeki, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Mary Robinson, and Michelle Bachelet.barack-obama

Others are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Nobel Laureates Kofi Annan, Wangari Maathai, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Muhammad Yunus, Professors Ariel Dorfman, Thomas Piketty and Ismail Serageldin and philanthropists Bill Gates and Mo Ibrahim.

According to the The New York Times, Obama is expected to spend five days in Johannesburg.

He will hold meetings, workshops, and train over 200 young people.


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