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Men Are Getting On Barack Obama's (All of Our) Nerves

AP Photo/Themba Hadebe
AP Photo/Themba Hadebe

Obama recommended more women in leadership roles will help our future.

Speaking at a town hall meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, former President Barack Obama said women should be empowered into more leadership roles "because men have been getting on my nerves recently." Same, Mr. President, same.

"Everyday I read the newspaper and just think like 'Brothers, what's wrong with you guys? What's wrong with us? We're violent, we're bullying. Just not handling our business," Obama continued. "I think empowering more women on the continent, that... is going to lead to some better policies."

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Obama was addressing 200 students who were attending the African Leadership Academy. It's his second speech this week in South Africa, after speaking in Kenya with the intention of empowering people through his foundation.

He wrapped up the event later on with some sage advice: "Worry less about what you want to be and worry more about what you want to do."

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