1. G.U & A.U Require Vaccines
Georgetown University and American Universities have released a public statement concerning COVID-19 vaccinations. ABC7 reports that the private universities’ Presidents made public statements today. They will require students matriculating there this fall to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
2. Barack Obama’s Grandmother
The Former President’s Kenyan Grandmother has passed away. The Business Insider reports that Former President Barack Obama’s step-grandmother Sarah Onyango Obama has reportedly passed away at a hospital in Kenya at the age of 99.In a statement on Twitter, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said: “The passing away of Mama Sarah is a big blow to our nation. We’ve lost a strong, virtuous woman. A matriarch who held together the Obama family and was an icon of family values.”
3. Brexit Woes
The British Prime Minister’s Brexit plan is not going as planned. CNN reports that it’s been 100 days since the United Kingdom split from its single biggest trading partner and Brexit is proving to be disastrous for many British exporters. “We are calling on both the UK and EU to get back around the table and produce solutions that reduce trade barriers and give exporters a fighting chance,” British Chambers of Commerce co-executive director Hannah Essex said in a statement on Monday.