Barack Obama

By IAfrica
In Spotlight
Apr 17th, 2014
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President Obama sent a message on Thursday to the people of Zimbabwe reiterating his nation’s commitment to the people of Zimbabwe  and the spirit of democracy. While the brief message to Zimbabweans radiates sincerity the lack of acknowledgement or mention of Zimbabwe’s leadership is very telling of...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 14th, 2014
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The United States has always tried to do its best to weaken Russia. Driving a wedge between Russia and the European Union is a priority mission. But Crimea and Ukraine frustrate the plans. Entangled in the Ukrainian crisis, Europe starts to doubt the expediency of following the US policy and displays...
By IAfrica
In Article
Apr 9th, 2014
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By Peter Gai Manyuon What is clicking mostly in people minds among South Sudanese is who is going to be number one in the list of the criminals who will be given sanction by United States of America (USA) in this scenario where there is rebellion in three states of the Republic of South Sudan [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 3rd, 2014
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Farouk Martins Aresa Africa fear remains the same: when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. President Obama handled Crimea better than his predecessors with economic sanctions against Russia. We just hope there will be no miscalculation when he is urged to arm Ukraine as they did in Libya ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 3rd, 2014
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Ugandans led by President Yoweri Museveni told a crowd gathered for a rally that personal objection both to homosexuality — which he claimed had “unhealthy repercussions” — as well as to oral sex. Museveni told the crowd: “Oral sex! The mouth is for eating, it’s no...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2014
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Ethiopian American Council (EAC) Silver Spring, Maryland, March 23 – Just before boarding time last Friday night, airport personnel told Mr. Yilkal Getnet that he was to report to a Tigrayan Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) officer at Bole Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mr. Getnet, chairperson of the...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jan 29th, 2014
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Reuters President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America’s middle class in a State of the Union address that he used to try to breathe new life into his second term after a troubled year. By Steve Holland. Standing in the House o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 24th, 2013
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U.S. EMBASSY ABUJA Press Section For Immediate Release December 23, 2013 PRESS RELEASE Applications Open for Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI) U.S. Embassy Abuja is pleased to announce that applications for the 2014 Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI) will be a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 23rd, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In the days leading up to my speech at the first Semayawi (Blue) Party town hall meeting in Arlington, VA, just outside of Washington, D.C., on December 15, I was peppered with all sorts of questions. The one recurrent question revolved around my unreserved support for Semayawi ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 20th, 2013
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The Associated Press President Barack Obama has deployed a small U.S. military contingent to South Sudan to help bolster security at the U.S. Embassy amid escalating violence in the fledgling African nation. In a letter to Congress, Obama said the 45 military personnel were sent to South Sudan on Wed...