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Barack Hussein Obama

Date of Birth: 4 August 1961
Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii


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Abba Kyari, 1952-2020

In Nigeria the chief of staff's role is to ensure the head of state's agenda wins the day – Rahm Emmanuel to Barack Obama or perhaps Thomas Cromwell to Henry VIII...

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AGOA no go

The law which was extended for 10 years by President Barack Obama looked to be on life-support at this week's annual AGOA Forum in Abidjan...


Washington stirs the UN pot

Swan a veteran US State Department career officer who served as ambassador in Djibouti Somalia and Congo-Kinshasa during Barack Obama's presidency has been pushed forward by Donald Yamamoto the current US ambassador in Mogadishu and a mentor of Swan's diplomats and UN insiders told Africa Confidential...


Turning down the volume

He was brought back into government for a few months in August 2016 during Barack Obama's administration to head the US Embassy in Nigeria...


Weah's known unknowns

Bush and the Barack Obama administrations through her relationships with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and National Security Advisor Susan Rice Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was able to benefit from great largesse as well as extraordinary goodwill...


Sanctions test for Trump

Just days before US President Barack Obama left office in January he signed an Executive Order suspending the trade sanctions on Sudan setting a deadline of 12 July for the incoming government to decide on whether to make the decision permanent...


No last trump for AGOA

Though he has not yet unpicked any of Barack Obama's Africa-related policies key government posts connected to Africa remain unfilled six months into his term...


Here come the data-miners

United States former President Barack Obama's 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns used sophisticated data crunching as have the Labour and Conservative parties during the last two British elections...


Kabila thriving on chaos

The United States' anti-Kabila policy has lost its momentum since former President Barack Obama's Great Lakes envoy Tom Perriello left the State Department though it will probably follow the EU's lead...


Finding Africa on K Street

It was illegal for US firms to lobby for President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's Islamist regime but since outgoing US President Barack Obama eased sanctions in January Khartoum has extended lobbying beyond its debt issues...


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