Barack Obama

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2013
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In 2011, millions of South Sudanese voted to forge a new nation, founded on the promise of a more peaceful and prosperous future for all of South Sudan’s people. In recent years, against great odds, South Sudan has made great progress toward breaking the cycle of violence that characterized much of i...
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Dec 12th, 2013
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by Olusegun Adeniyi In the last one week since the death of the former South African President, Mr Nelson Mandela, many of us must have read, especially in the social media, renditions of “encounters with Mandela”, including by people who were merely members of some crowd that visited the late intern...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2013
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Text of speech by President Barack Obama at the Occassion of A Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa, December 10, 2013 To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present; distinguished gue...
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Dec 10th, 2013
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Live streaming of Nelson Mandela’s memorial service...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 31st, 2013
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By Ross Alabo-George It is one bullet Mr. President cannot afford to take for his minister. It will pierce through Fedora hat. This president has taken too many bullets for some of his cabinet ministers and auxiliaries in government, and cannot afford to continue being in such politically hazardous c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2013
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In September President Kikwete of Tanzania was among ten African leaders to attend a meeting in New York organised by President Obama for heads of state and civil society organisations committed to promoting good governance. The meeting also called for the scrapping of regulations which hinder the pe...
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Oct 1st, 2013
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The United States Government’s Power Africa Initiative Celebrates the Government of Nigeria’s hand-over of power companies to the private sector. Abuja, Nigeria – U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Maria Brewer said today that “the United States Government is proud to have contributed to this histori...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver Until we totally change the way we elect our leaders, until we remove private money from public campaigns, lying will be the de-facto method of governance in this country-.Peter Schuyler Dear President Jonathan, – I’m not supposed to ask how you are the way I asked my grandpare...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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   The day Barack Obama stood on that podium in 2009 accepting the 44th Presidential nomination of the United States of America, how many Africans within the international community that day would have thought that George. W. Bush would have achieved more for Africa rather than Africa’s own son? Bara...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                             September 12, 2013    U.S. Consulate General Marks 12th Anniversary of 9/11 Emotions of pain, grief and anger were re-enacted at the U.S. Consulate General yesterday as students, ...