First Lady Biden Heads to Africa


U.S. First Lady Jill Biden, left, with Namibian President Hage Geingob, center, and Namibian First Lady Monica Geingos, at State House in Windhoek, Namibia Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023. Biden is in the country as part of a commitment by President Joe Biden to deepen U.S. engagement with the region. (AP Photo/Dirk Heinrich)
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First Lady Jill Biden is traveling to Namibia and Kenya from Wednesday to Sunday to strengthen the US partnerships on the African continent and advance shared priorities in the region.

Dr. Biden’s engagements will focus on the empowerment of women and youth, efforts to address food insecurity, and promoting shared democratic values. This visit follows the US-Africa Leaders Summit late last year, where Dr. Biden hosted a two-day spousal program. This will be Dr. Biden’s sixth visit to the continent, her first visit to Namibia, and her third visit to Kenya.

Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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