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President Barack Hussein Obama

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


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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...


Dos Santos takes stock, shares

Always keen to build up the image of Dos Santos as a statesman, the official media trumpeted United States President Barack Obama's invitation to an entrepreneurship conference in Washington in September...


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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