Barack Obama

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Aug 12th, 2014
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By Daniel Bekele Three notorious African leaders — Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, Eritrea’s Isaias Afewerki, and Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir — are not invited to this week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. But a number of other long-ruling African strongmen, l...
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Aug 12th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam It was a hyperbole fest (“hypefest”) at the U.S.-Africa Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. last week. It was all about the “fastest-growing continent with the youngest population and highest level of investment”. President Obama and other top U.S. officials sang what is now b...
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Aug 8th, 2014
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By Semahagn Gashu Abebe (PhD) President Obama has convened a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first such event of its kind. This Summit aimed at strengthen ties between the United States and Africa , which is one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing regions. On August 5, the Summi...
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Aug 7th, 2014
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- Olusegun Adeniyi Ever since I arrived Washington DC last Thursday, I have lost my identity as a Nigerian to a country that does not exist: Africa! While it is no secret that most Americans are ignorant about our continent and its makeup, the situation has not been helped by the first U.S.-Africa Le...
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Aug 4th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam “We did a whole lot of things that were right, but we tortured some folks; we did some things that were contrary to our values. When we engaged in some of these enhanced interrogation techniques, techniques that I believe and I think any fair-minded person would believe were tor...
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Aug 1st, 2014
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While Africa is known for its abundant natural resources and fertile lands, over 90% of the continent’s citizens are forced to live below absolute poverty because of tyrannical rulers that enrich themselves and their cronies. Many African people are living under non-elected dictator’s rul...
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Jul 2nd, 2014
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Launched by President Barack Obama in Cape Town one year ago, the Power Africa initiative has been making bold claims about its early successes in a campaign to boost Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) installed generation capacity by some 10GW and connect some 20m more homes and businesses to the grid by 20...
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Jun 12th, 2014
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By Nze Anizor Nigeria has become a country where division is the order of the day. Politics is being played without any sense of decency,and with scant thought to nation – building and the welfare of the citizenry. It is either one supports the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or the All Progressives C...
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Jun 9th, 2014
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On YouTube there is a video of the punishment for adultery that will soon be meted out to Sudanese Christian Dr. Meriam Yahya Ibrahim unless the United States government intervenes on her behalf. But some disturbing information revealed by Meriam’s husband, Daniel Wani, a naturalized U.S. citizen, su...
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May 25th, 2014
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In the spring of ’11, Obama claimed that he had to intervene in Libya because “if we waited one more day, Benghazi, a city nearly the size of Charlotte, could suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscience of the world.” As usual, Obama was lying. No such ...