FACES IN THE NEWS
NIKKI HALEY: The United Nations Ambassador who was on her maiden visit to Africa was evacuated from a U.N. camp for displaced people in South Sudan when protests erupted against President Salva Kiir. ROBERT MUGABE: The Zimbabwean President’s appointment as WHO good will ambassador was rescinded by WHO director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus following outrage among donors and rights. WAFULA CHEBUKATI: The chairman of Kenya’s Independent Electroral and Boundaries Commission was a man under pressure as Kenya went for a repeat of the annnuled presidential election, boycotted by the opposition. FATS DOMINO: The legendary American rock and roll artist, best known for his songs ‘Ain’t That A Shame’ and ‘Blueberry Hill’, died at the age of 89. He sold over 65m records, outselling every 1950s rock and roll act except E. Presley. XI JINPING: The Chinese president set the country on a path of greatness with the unveiling of “Xi Jinping’s Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.”instead delivering one worth $30,000.