ARTICLES RELATING TO BARACK OBAMA

Obama admin says it won't use Ebola funding to combat Zika

2016-02-10 10:04

The Obama administration is rejecting a Republican suggestion to use money Congress provided to fight Ebola to combat the Zika virus and mosquitoes that spread it.

Obama says Mideast countries must 'lift up their citizens'

2016-02-08 14:47

US President Barack Obama says governments across the Middle East that make a "commitment to justice and human rights" will continue to have a friend in America.

Obama slams 'inexcusable' anti-Muslim political rhetoric

2016-02-03 22:11

US President Barack Obama has slammed what he called "inexcusable" anti-Muslim rhetoric in the political sphere - a veiled jibe at Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump and others.

US is optimistic SA will meet Obama's Agoa deadline

2016-02-03 07:15

The US is optimistic that SA will retain preferential access for its farming goods to the world’s biggest market after the middle of March, says a representative.

Obama looks to take fight to Islamic State in Libya

2016-01-30 14:27

US President Barack Obama has asked key advisors to draw up options for ratcheting up the fight against the Islamic State group, including opening a new front in Libya.

Obama weighs in on Oscars controversy

2016-01-28 10:05

US President Barack Obama says that the controversy over this year's all-white Oscar acting nominations is part of a broader issue the country is grappling with.

Catch Obama running with Bear Grylls tonight!

2016-01-26 14:42

Catch President Barack Obama in a special episode of Running Wild With Bear Grylls on Discovery Channel (DStv 121) tonight.

Obama hails 'wicked smart' Clinton

2016-01-26 07:08

US President Barack Obama is not officially endorsing a Democratic candidate to replace him just yet, but he had some high praise for "wicked smart" Hillary Clinton.

Obama expresses anger at Michigan water crisis

2016-01-21 11:56

President Barack Obama expressed anger at a high-profile health scare in Flint, Michigan, where lead-tainted water is believed to have sickened residents.

Supreme Court to review Obama immigrant orders

2016-01-19 17:03

The US Supreme Court says it will review whether President Barack Obama has the authority to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.

 

Obama signs Africa electricity initiative into law

2016-02-09 07:09

President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure aimed at expanding electricity to millions of households in sub-Saharan Africa, a move that will boost growth.

Obama urges politics free of fear

2016-02-04 22:32

US President Barack Obama has cautioned against populist appeals based on fear, in an annual religious message laden with campaign politics.

Obama makes first trip to US mosque

2016-02-03 17:45

Seven years into his presidency, Barack Obama is set to make his first trip to an American mosque, offering a high-profile rebuttal of harsh Republican election-year rhetoric against Muslims.

Obama to meet with Muslims on 1st visit to US mosque

2016-01-31 10:21

In a public show of support, US President Barack Obama will meet with Muslim community members in Baltimore on his first presidential visit to an American mosque.

Obama vows to counter ISIS in Libya

2016-01-29 07:53

President Barack Obama says the United States would tackle ISIS beyond Iraq and Syria if necessary, as he signaled an increased focus on Libya.

Bernie has a peek at the Oval Office

2016-01-27 22:06

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has had a peek at the Oval Office he hopes to occupy after November's election, meeting President Barack Obama for an hour-long discussion.

Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles

2016-01-26 08:18

President Barack Obama announced a ban on solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons, citing the "heartbreaking" case of a teenager who spent two years in solitary after stealing a backpack and later killed himself.

WATCH: The trailer for the movie about Barack and Michelle Obama's first date

2016-01-25 13:57

It's the sweet, romantic story of a first date — albeit the fictionalised first date of the couple who currently occupy the White House.

I won't speak at Malia's graduation because I'm going to cry - Obama

2016-01-21 08:00

While out at lunch US President Barack Obama let out an emotional confession. When asked if he would speak at his daughter's graduation, he said no as he would be too emotional.

What does Obama carry in his pocket? Find out here!

2016-01-18 11:41

When President Barack Obama feels tired or discouraged, just reaching into his pocket can help him get over it.

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