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26 September 2017 20:16 (South Africa)

President Obama to emphasise gravity of oil spill by speaking from Oval Office

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

US President Barack Obama will make his first speech from the Oval Office - the official office of the president - on Tuesday night. The topic: the oil spill, of course, and the government's plan to compel BP to compensate those affected by it. Obama's schedule is dominated by oil spill damage control this week: on Monday he starts a tour of the gulf states, and on Wednesday he will meet BP executives, including chief Tony Hayward. New York Times

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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