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President Barack Hussein Obama

Date of Birth: 04/08/1961
Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii


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Money and the military

As Africa Confidential went to press, speculation was rife among Sudan activists in the United States that outgoing US President Barack Obama might ease sanctions on Sudan before his successor, Donald Trump, takes over on 20 January...


A turning point vote for the Black Star

The party used crowd-funding techniques pioneered by the Barack Obama presidential campaign in the USA in 2008, such as 'adopt a constituency' in which contributors would be asked to give at least 500 cedis (US$122) to fund the party organisation in the most competitive constituencies...

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Electoral process stumbles but stays on track 

Al Shabaab joins the US rogues' gallery President Barack Obama formally declared Al Haraka al Shabaab al Mujahideen an enemy on 27 November, according to an authoritative report in the New York Times...


The securocrats get stronger

Given the poisonous relations between outgoing US President Barack Obama and Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu, this looks ill-judged...


Jammeh tilts the playing field

' Jammeh in DCGambian civil society activists and the vocal anti-Jammeh lobby in the United States winced at photographs of the Jammehs being hosted by President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle at the White House in June 2014...


Katumbi enlists US against Kabila

Africa Confidential can also reveal that a former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama has a security contract with Katumbi, the leading opposition contender for the Congolese presidency...


Rabat's Cold War manoeuvre

US President Barack Obama has been extensively lobbied to reverse the extended Minurso plan – but in Morocco, as in other Middle Eastern monarchies, he is little trusted...


Drawing a line in Libya

United States President Barack Obama is telling his National Security Council to consider all options to counter Da'ish (Islamic State in Syria and the Levant, ISIL) in Libya...

The Pentagon had suggested 30-40 targets in four regions of Libya to President Barack Obama and the National Security Council on 22 February, The New York Times reported on 8 March...

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Pig-in-a-poke or panacea?

At a summit on entrepreneurship that Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted with United States President Barack Obama in July, Kenyatta name-checked M-Kopa, a Nairobi-based firm which offers customers basic pay-as-you-go solar energy products for a $30 deposit and around 50 Kenya shillings ($0...


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