Twitter Streets: Hot Trends Today – March 30
Barrack Obama’s Granny Dies
Sarah Obama, beloved grandmother of former US president Barrack Obama, has passed on at the age of 99. Mama Sarah’s daughter, Marsat Onyango, confirmed she had “gone to be with the Lord” early Monday morning while receiving treatment at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral hospital, Kisumu. Reports further indicate that her passing was not COVID-19 related.
“My family and I are mourning the loss of our beloved grandmother, Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama, affectionately known to many as ‘Mama Sarah’ but known to us as ‘Dani’ or Granny,” Barrack wrote in a statement via Twitter. “We will miss her dearly, but we’ll celebrate with gratitude her long and remarkable life.”
President Kenyatta said her death was 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,”
Mama Sarah will be laid to rest at her Kogelo home today (March 30).
My family and I are mourning the loss of our beloved grandmother, Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama, affectionately known to many as “Mama Sarah” but known to us as “Dani” or Granny. We will miss her dearly, but we’ll celebrate with gratitude her long and remarkable life. pic.twitter.com/avDY4f1PVu
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) March 29, 2021
Just lost the most important person in my life – my gran, Mama Sarah. My heart is broken! But as I write, not able to stop the tears from pouring, I know I was blessed to have her for so long! My inspiration, my rock, my comfort zone, my safe space. Rest in peace Dani! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/GkkKrL4oYb
— Auma Obama (@AumaObama) March 29, 2021
“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,” ~President Uhuru Kenyatta
— State House Kenya (@StateHouseKenya) March 29, 2021
Apple Announces The Year Earth Changed Docu
In celebration of Earth Day 2021 (April 22), Apple has announced it will debut The Year Earth Changed, an original documentary special narrated by David Attenborough, along with the second seasons of documentary series Tiny World and Earth At Night In Color.
The wildlife documentaries aim at captivating and inspiring audiences to herald Earth Day, the world’s largest annual environmental movement. “Viewers will witness how changes in human behavior — reducing cruise ship traffic, closing beaches a few days a year, identifying more harmonious ways for humans and wildlife to coexist — can have a profound impact on nature,” read the statement from Apple.
The originals are expected to debut April 16th, exclusively on Apple TV+. Check out the trailer and official poster below.
Apple TV+ announces “The Year Earth Changed,” an uplifting wildlife documentary special narrated by David Attenborough, heralding Earth Day 2021 that is set to premiere globally along with new seasons of “Tiny World” and “Earth At Night In Colour,” Friday, April 16. pic.twitter.com/aBlkiDDm95
— Apple Content (@applecontent) March 29, 2021
The Year Earth Changed – Official Trailer
This timely documentary takes a look at nature’s extraordinary response to a year of global lockdown, narrated by David Attenborough. Watch April 16 on #AppleTV+#AppleTVPlus #EarthDay #earthday2021 pic.twitter.com/1qgJGH7epa
— TV+Updates (@TVPlusUpdates) March 29, 2021
Wrath of Man Trailer Released
Miramax released the official trailer for its upcoming thriller Wrath of Man. The plot follows H (Jason Statham), a cold and mysterious character working at a cash truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week.
During a heist, H shocks his colleagues by displaying surprising precision skills. The rest of the crew has no idea who he is or where he came from. When he takes drastic and irreversible actions to settle a score, the marksman’s ultimate motive becomes apparent.
The Guy Ritchie-directed film is based on the French action thriller Le Convoyeur, released back in 2004.
Wrath of Man arrives in theaters May 7th. Check out the official trailer and poster below.
— Guy Ritchie (@realguyritchie) March 29, 2021
— pinewoodstudios (@PinewoodStudios) March 26, 2021