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Barack Hussein Obama

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


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Squaring the triangle

One of Barack Obama's last acts as US President was to approve a mid-January air strike by B-2 stealth bombers which flew from Missouri against two Islamist training camps 45 kilometres south-west of Sirte...


Power before food

Welcoming the new leadership at the UN United States and the UN Mission in South Sudan he accused ex-President Barack Obama's government of pursuing 'regime change' and claimed his country had been bullied and 'treated with contempt' by the UN...


Calling Trumpsville

Trump's Republican Party allies accused President Barack Obama's government particularly Secretary of State Clinton of criminal negligence in failing to provide heavier security for US diplomats in the eastern city of Benghazi where Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other US officials died during an attack by Islamist fighters on 11 September 2012...

Flynn whom President Barack Obama dismissed as Director of the Defence Intelligence Agency wants robust backing for nationalist anti-Islamist leaders in North Africa and the Middle East...

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Out with the Ould

Yet being outside the Economic Community of West African States Mauritania would be spared the regional peer pressure Gambia is experiencing while the departure of United States President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande may well ease international pressures over governance and democracy...


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 bulldozer's light tread

Symbion which had been hoping to expand its Tanzanian business under US President Barack Obama's Power Africa initiative maintains that in December 2015 it signed a new 15-year agreement with Tanesco which Tanesco denies...


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...


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