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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 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 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 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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 29th, 2013
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Power, power, power… When President Obama recently visited Africa, he announced a “Power Africa” initiative.  In his Cape Town University speech, he proclaimed,  “I am proud to announce a new initiative. We’ve been dealing with agriculture.  We’ve been dealing with health. Now we’re going...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Adriane Kriesch/Im, D&W analysis Obama’s one week trip to Africa is now over. Africans’ initial enthusiasm for him has evaporated and some even believe his commitment to the continent is less intense than his predecessors. Traditional dancers welcomed the U.S. president on his arri...