Barack Obama

By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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by AJAMU BARAKA Seemingly out aof nowhere, Boko Haram burst into the awareness of people around the world as a shadowy group of Islamists with the ability to carry out audcious attacks that paralyzed the army of the most populous country in Africa. People now want to know the group’s origins, where t...
By IAfrica
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May 8th, 2014
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Barack Obama Bill Van Auken THE Pentagon announced  on Wednesday that it is dispatching a team of US military advisers to Nigeria to aid the government of president Goodluck Jonathan in rescuing over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram, which has threatened to sell th...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 8th, 2014
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First lady Michelle Obama showed solidarity with the families of Nigeria on Wednesday, tweeting out a photo of her holding a sign saying “Bring Back Our Girls.” “Our prayers are with the missing Nigerian girls and their families,” Mrs. Obama said in the message. “It̵...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 6th, 2014
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by Omoh T. Ojior, Ph.D In my very considered opinion, Nigerians are embarrassing the country by calling on the USA to come and help to quell an internal insurrection known to be sponsored by some domestic political fanatics. Boko Haram’s war with Nigeria is an internal problem of Nigeria whethe...
By IAfrica
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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
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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
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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
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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...