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Barack Hussein Obama

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

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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...


Trophy-hunters after Kikwete

Kikwete's recent attempts to grasp the poaching nettle got going during the tour of Africa last July by United States President Barack Obama who joined Kikwete on a platform in Dar es Salaam to launch a US$10 million task force to help ‘build capacity' in Tanzania Kenya and South Africa aimed at the rhino horn and ivory trade...

When the clouds cried

The crowd gave a standing ovation to United States President Barack Obama's speech and cheered when he pointed out that many of those praising Mandela's commitment to equality and freedom were still repressing their own people...


More boots on the ground

In Asia France is a secondary player at best; for instance on Syria an old French stamping ground US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin take the big decisions...

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