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Barack Hussein Obama

Date of Birth: 04 August 1961
Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii


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Al Shabaab shake-up

Failure in MogadishuUS President Barack Obama has promised to 'degrade and defeat' extremist groups from the Middle East to Somalia notably through aerial attacks and providing organisational support to local allied forces...


Power fraud unravels

In particular he would like to stay close to US President Barack Obama whose multi-billion Power Africa programme is another legacy for both of them...


Parliaments at sea

Britain France Germany and Italy joined President Barack Obama's government in warning against foreign interference in Libya and the threat to the democratisation process...


Dollars, security and a few surprises

For many the most emblematic moment of Washington's maiden Africa summit on 4-6 August came at the end of an intense day of economic and commercial debate on 5 August when President Barack Obama sat in on a 15-minute discussion with Takunda Chingonzo a 21-year-old internet entrepreneur from Zimbabwe...

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The science of summitry

The biggest draw proved to be US President Barack Obama pulling in nearly 50 African heads of state or government in what critics had described as a belated invitation to the continent's leaders...


Africa policy moves up the agenda

It was President Barack Obama who ultimately decided to suspend French-backed plans for a US air assault on President Bashar Hafez al Assad's regime in Syria...


Famine ‘almost a certainty’

On 1 and 2 July the US Office of Foreign Assets Control issued a detailed legal framework for individual financial sanctions with President Barack Obama citing 'activities that threaten the peace security or stability of South Sudan and the surrounding region including widespread violence and atrocities human rights abuses recruitment and use of child soldiers attacks on peacekeepers and obstruction of humanitarian operations [which] poses an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States'...


Jonathan faces the north

Then in August United States President Barack Obama will host a grand Africa summit in Washington and security will top the agenda along with economic renewal...

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