Malia Obama to attend Harvard University 2017
Malia Obama will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 after her high school graduation this spring.
A White House statement said Malia will take a gap year before beginning school breaking a months-long silence about Malia’s college search.
It is a continuation of a tradition for the Obamas as both President Obama and Michelle Obama attended Harvard Law School.
Meanwhile, the fun side of President Barack Obama was again on show on Saturday as he made his final appearance at the White House correspondents’ dinner.
With seven performances under his belt, it was hard to top his performance at the black-tie event, which Obama has previously joked is a night when Washington celebrates itself.
The dinner, a long-standing tradition, has morphed from a relatively low-key gathering of journalists and their sources into a glamorous red-carpet affair.
The night again brought together journalists and media moguls, Hollywood stars and politicians which was a great way for President Obama to end what is unarguably, a day of laughs in Washington.
Burkina Faso says it will impose restrictions on water supplies in the capital Ouagadougou next week to tackle a serious shortage in the city of two million people.
The city has suffered a severe shortage over the past few weeks which has left some districts without water for three to five days.
The government has decided to alternate water supply every 12 hours in the capital to address the shortage of drinking water.
A water shortage that began in 2013 had worsened due to exceptionally hot weather this year, with temperatures up to 45 degrees Celsius and a growing population
The poor and landlocked Sahel country is largely dependent on rainfall.