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President Barack Hussein Obama
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President Barack Hussein Obama

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


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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...


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...


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 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...


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