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MEDIA ADVISORY | October 29 Digital Press Briefing with U.S. Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield – The Maravi Post



EVENT: Please join us on Friday, October 29, 2021, for a digital press briefing with U.S. Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will discuss her trip to Mali, Niger, and Gabon.


Speaker: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations
Date: Friday, October 29, 2021
Time: 11:30 Johannesburg | 10:30 Libreville | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 Washington DC
Language: English. Simultaneous French interpretation will be provided.
Ground rules: The briefing will be on the record.
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Twitter: Follow the conversation at #AFHubPress for the call. Follow us on @AfricaMediaHub.
Background: Please see the media note linked here.


Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations as well as the Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations on January 20, 2021. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 23, 2021, and sworn in on February 24, 2021, by the Vice President of the United States of America.

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a career diplomat, returned to public service after retiring from a 35-year career with the U.S. Foreign Service in 2017. From 2013 to 2017 she served as the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, where she led the bureau focused on the development and management of U.S. policy toward sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this appointment, she served as Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources (2012-2013), leading a team in charge of the State Department’s 70,000-strong workforce.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield’s distinguished Foreign Service career includes an ambassadorship to Liberia (2008-2012), and postings in Switzerland (at the United States Mission to the United Nations, Geneva), Pakistan, Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, and Jamaica. In Washington, she served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of African Affairs (2006-2008), and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (2004-2006).

After retiring from the U.S. State Department in 2017, Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield led the Africa Practice at Albright Stonebridge Group, a strategic commercial diplomacy firm chaired by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. She was also the inaugural Distinguished Resident Fellow in African Studies at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University from fall 2017 to spring 2019.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield was the 2017 recipient of University of Minnesota Hubert Humphrey Public Leadership Award, the 2015 recipient of the Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award and the 2000 recipient of the Warren Christopher Award for Outstanding Achievement in Global Affairs. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, where she also did work towards a doctorate. She received an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the University of Wisconsin in May 2018 and an honorary Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Liberia in May 2012.


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Who Was Lamara Bell? Dies In M9 Car Crash Her Children Will Receive £1m Compensation, Name Images




In this Era, every day is bringing some unbelievable news which remains the hot discussion among the people as well, something is recently reported from, Stirling which made everyone shocked. Because it is being said that, a young mother called Lamara Bell has passed away at the age of 25 due to a frightening accident. Everyone is mourning her unexpected demise because her husband is also no more among us. Several statements are arriving at the fore, which are claiming the different track of their passing, so below you can get some crucial pieces of details regarding the accident.

Lamara Bell

As per the exclusive reports or sources, that a young mother who passed away after waiting around three days for help to avoid a crashed vehicle, shall inherit approximately $1 million in losses from the concerned department. Her partner called John Yuill 28 also lost his life due to a great accident, whoever saw the accident shared a statement that the sound of the accident was quite frightening, that appeared their goosebumps. When the concerned department got the news, they arrived on the accident spot and brought alive one to the hospital, but unfortunately, her husband died on the spot.

It is being reported, that her close ones also reached the Civil settlement along with the Scottish police & would receive around $1. The concerned department responded after 72 hours, they found her husband died and made her admitted to the hospital and she died four days later at the medical center. Their close one shared a statement officially, where they mentioned such issues which deceased’s had to face due to concerned department’s flaws. This is the reason almost everyone is slamming them because their carelessness became the cause of somebody’s unexpected demise.

Ever since the social media users got familiarized with the news their sorrow is hitting the headlines because it was the first time, that someone lost their life due to the flaw of the concerned department. Hence, everyone is seeking justice for them because nothing is more painful than losing our close ones, therefore, everyone can relate to them because they have lost an integral part of their family. These pieces of details have been derived from other sources, so there still, a few pieces of information are spotted. So when we will get more we will make you an update so stay connected with us.

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Bigg Boss 15 Nomination 3rd December 2021 Written Update, (BB15) Devoleena and Shamita Fight




Bigg Boss 15 always comes with some interesting twists and turns every day and every weekend, the host of the show Salman Khan reveals everything about the contestants. Currently, there are lots of things to take place in the house and fans are excited to watch all the upcoming events in the house.

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Well, few days ago, many entries of wild card contestants has changed the entire house and it seems that the housemates have woken up. Now, drama and fights are taking place regularly in the house which attracts the audience more.

Bigg Boss 15 Nomination

In the previous episodes, we have seen that BB gave a task to the contestants and a massive fight took place between Pratik Sehajpal and Karan Kundra. It was not just vocal violence in the house but Karan and Pratik also came into a physical fight where we saw Karan charging towards Pratik.

Tejasswi Prakash came to defense Karan and accused Pratik of touching him allegedly. While Pratik was seen crying and there was an emotional moment in the house. Now, the fans are waiting to watch the next episode of the show as soon as possible and it will be interesting to watch the next update because there are lots of things to appear in the house of BB.

Now, the promo videos of Bigg Boss 15 have been uploaded on social media which show some unexpected and turning moments of the house. Fans are too excited to watch the upcoming episode and according to the latest promo, it seems that there is going to be a spicy moment in the house because of Shamita Shetty and Devolena Bhattacharya are going to clash tonight. They both can be seen in front of each other and other housemates are trying to make them calm in the house.

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Devoleena says to Shamita,” If she will again try to do such talk with her, and Shamita says,” what will she do?” and along with this, Shamita will get unconscious and Karan can be seen taking her in his arm to another side of the house so, she could change her anger.

As we have seen that Devoleena and Shamita had been arguing in the house and it seems that the fight is going to take a new turn in the house. We could also see that how the contestants of the house go for their victory as they blame wrong over each other.

Now, there are few contestants left in the house and they are Ritesh, Rashami, Rakhi, Rajiv, Pratik, Nishant, Karan, Abhijit, Tejasswi, Umar, and Devoleena in the house. With all of these, few contestants has been nominated such as Umar, Tejasswi, Shamita, Rajiv, Karan, Nishant, and Pratik. So, let’s wait for the next episode.

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Kundali Bhagya 3rd December 2021 Episode Written Update Will Karan find Pihu?




Hey, folks here is the latest episode’s written update of your favourite family drama called Kundali Bhagya. So, as you all know that the makers of the show are leaving no stone unturned to grip the interest of its audience and for this, they all are trying their best to make it more interesting. You all will watch that Preeta chases Karan as he went to meet kidnappers but unfortunately she is caught and they pull the trigger towards her and as a result, she has lost her memories.

Kundali Bhagya

So, Karan has been stopped at the roadblock, and there is a constable who notices him and observes the fear on his face. However, then the constable comes to him and demands a selfie, Karan smiles and gets his picture clicked. Meanwhile, the constable informs Bhosle about Karan’s location, Bhosle replies him not to be so happy because he already knew about it. Suddenly their car is also get stopped at the checkpoint and police asks them to show papers of the car, they make excuses on which constable says them to go after showing the papers of their car, they show him papers and leaves.

Sonakshi then reaches the location along with the kidnappers, she then says him to go inside and talk to Karan. The kidnapper asks her why she is sending him to meet Karan. Sonakshi tells him that if she goes to him then he must get the truth which he should not know. Kidnapper leaves to Karan, she says him to keep his mobile on so that she will be listening to their talks. He nods, she then says him that he has to come back along with the money and if he does not do the same then she will make his condition worse.

Karan reaches the location as well, the kidnapper sees him and signs to come, Karan follows him, the kidnapper then brings his gun out and asks him if he has brought the money. Karan says to him that he has everything as per the demands but he just wants to know the location of Pihu. The kidnapper gets worried and starts to fumble meanwhile, the police arrive. Sonakshi gets scared seeing the police there and drives off, the kidnapper tries to escape and calls Sonakshi but she does not pick the call and runs away.

The scared kidnapper then tries his best to run and for this, he points his gun towards Karan and fires meanwhile the inspector also pulls his gun’s trigger towards the kidnapper and shot him, he faints off. Karan rushes towards the man and asks him about Pihu’s location, inspector comes and says that he has died. Karan gets angry at the inspector and asks if he is seeing all this as a joke, as he failed to know the location of his daughter. The episode ends here, stay connected to read further updates.

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