United States President, Barack Obama, will be visiting Kenya shortly for the upcoming 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). During his visit, the President will hold talks on trade and investment, security and counter-terrorism, democracy and human rights.
With the announcement of his arrival, many Kenyans took to social media to welcome the US President to his ancestral homeland.
— Vee Beiby (@VeraSidika) July 24, 2015
— TRENDING KENYA (@TRENDINGKENYA) July 24, 2015
— Carol Radull (@CarolRadull) July 24, 2015
Kenya dubbed: “Terror Hotbed”
As Kenyans welcome the President, via social media, bizcommunity.com reported that CNN has is getting heat from the Kenyan social media community. The report reveals that CNN named Kenya as a terror hotbed.”
Kenyans have reached out to social media via the hashtag: #SomeoneTellCNN
Some of the tweets sent out can be found below:
Dear CNN, It would be prudent to note that we are not a backward banana republic but a highly informed & analytical nation. #SomeoneTellCNN
— Julie Gichuru (@JulieGichuru) July 23, 2015
LOVE THIS! Unless you are the one bringing the terror, we are a hotbed of investment & great people ~ Chris Kirubi. #SomeoneTellCNN
— Dr. Paula Kahumbu (@paulakahumbu) July 24, 2015