What's Next: July, 25 2015

US President Barack Obama waves after landing at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 24, 2015.
US President Barack Obama waves after landing at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 24, 2015.PHOTO: EPA

Obama arrives in ancestral homeland

US President Barack Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will today host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, which is aimed at promoting businesses that promise to lift many more Africans out of poverty and help insulate societies against radicalisation.

Mr Obama arrived in Kenya late yesterday on a landmark trip to his ancestral homeland of Kenya, where his father was born.


SIA open house today

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) open house today is the first time that the SIA Training Centre is being opened to the public.

Some of the activities include walking tours that cover the flight simulator, safety training as well as cabin crew training facilities.

About 8,000 people have signed up to attend the event.


Back on the F1 circuit

Formula One was back in business three days after the funeral of driver Jules Bianchi, with defending world champion Lewis Hamilton topping the time sheets in both yesterday's free practice sessions for tomorrow's Hungarian Grand Prix. But in a chilling reminder of the inherent dangers, Sergio Perez lost control and crashed into the barriers. However, the fact that he walked away unhurt showed the cars are as safe as they can be.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 25, 2015, with the headline 'What's Next: July, 25 2015'. Print Edition | Subscribe