Huawei denounces US spying activities

2014-03-23 14:00

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has condemned alleged US National Security Agency infiltration and spying on its corporate network revealed by a German magazine.

Michelle Obama would be a better mom to Justin Bieber

2014-02-20 13:30

She wouldn't whip his butt. Instead, she would sit him down and have a good parent to child talk.

Michelle Obama uses film to make pitch for education

2014-01-16 18:00

First lady Michelle Obama is turning a film about two inner-city boys left to fend for themselves into a call for the nation to do more to help young people get the support they need to make it to and through college.

Obama selfie at Mandela memorial goes viral

2013-12-10 21:05

US President Barack Obama may have moved the masses attending Nelson Mandela's memorial service with his stirring eulogy, but it was his grinning "selfie" with the Danish and British premiers that set social networks abuzz.

Kanye: Kim is fashion queen over Michelle Obama

2013-10-30 09:23

In a recent interview with Ryan Seacrest, Kanye West said that Kim Kardashian is more of a fashion trendsetter than Michelle Obama.

Obama, Pakistani PM Sharif vow co-operation

2013-10-24 07:35

President Barack Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have pledged co-operation on the security issues, but sources of tension briefly bubbled to the surface during their meeting.

Who will Adele choose? Kate Moss or Michelle Obama?

2013-10-11 21:30

Adele has to choose between singing for Kate Moss or Michelle Obama's birthday, as they are only a day apart.

Music event postponed due to Navy shooting

2013-09-17 15:04

The White House has decided to postpone the taping of a programme celebrating Latin music, citing a shooting at a Navy complex in the heart of the capital that left at least 13 people dead.


World's most powerful women

2013-08-28 12:45

These inspiring women aren't only some of the richest, but are also the Top 10 most powerful in the world according to a new list by Forbes.

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Obama back at White House after vacation

2013-08-19 10:54

President Barack Obama has returned to the White House, ending his eight-day summer vacation at exclusive Martha's Vineyard off the US east coast.

Obama congratulates Kate & Will

2013-07-23 08:41

US President Barack Obama says the new British prince has been born "at a time of promise and opportunity" between Britain and the United States.

Amanda Bynes calls Obamas ugly

2013-07-09 08:59

Amanda Bynes has lashed out at the President and First Lady of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama, calling them "ugly" on Twitter.


Obama meets Bush in Tanzania

2013-07-02 10:57

US President Barack Obama has met with his predecessor George W Bush in Tanzania in an appearance the White House says is proof that both parties care about Africa.

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Obama, Bush to meet in Tanzania

2013-07-01 15:10

The White House says President Barack Obama and former president George W Bush will meet while both leaders are in Tanzania.

Michelle Obama tells youth to dream big

2013-06-30 10:25

US First Lady Michelle Obama has told 200 young people at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg to take risks, dream big and to respect the power of education.

Obama meets with Mandela family

2013-06-29 15:21

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are meeting privately with the family of Nelson Mandela.


Watch Michelle Obama's address to students at Martin Luther King school, an all-girls middle school in Dakar, Senegal.

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Barack Obama in Senegal

2013-06-27 14:55

US President Barack Obama has started his three-nation trip to Africa with a visit to Senegal. See all the pictures.

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Michelle Obama to do SA talk show

2013-06-26 12:46

Michelle Obama, who is joining her husband Barack Obama on a visit to South Africa, will be taking part in youth TV show MTV Base Meets... which will be recorded in Johannesburg.

Obama wishes Mandela speedy recovery

2013-06-11 20:46

US President Barack Obama is wishing for a "speedy recovery" for former president Nelson Mandela.

Prince Harry opens weeklong US visit

2013-05-10 11:48

A buttoned-down Prince Harry has joined Michelle Obama in honouring military families and toured an exhibition about land-mines, opening a weeklong US visit devoted to the wounded victims of war.


US first lady stresses freedom of speech in China

2014-03-22 17:01

US First Lady Michelle Obama has told students in the Chinese capital that freedom of speech and religion and access to information should be universal rights.

U2, Timberlake, Obama to appear on new Fallon show

2014-02-11 17:00

Jimmy Fallon is premiering his new show with a bang. U2, Michelle Obama, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga will appear in the first week of the new show.

Michelle Obama would be a better mom to Justin Bieber

2014-02-10 14:19

She wouldn't whip his butt. Instead, she would sit him down and have a good parent to child talk.

Michelle Obama won't rule out plastic surgery

2014-01-15 22:00

Michelle Obama turns 50 later this week, and she isn't ruling out future use of plastic surgery or Botox.

Oxford reveals the word of the year

2013-11-19 08:53

Kim Kardashian shared one of her post-pregnancy body and Michelle Obama shared one with her "first dog" Bo - can you guess what the word of the year is?


It's a fashion fight between two unlikely competitors... Mrs Obama and Kim K!

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SA lacks international business brand

2013-10-24 19:39

There is no clear perception of brand SA's business image in international media coverage, according to a study.

Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office

2013-10-12 07:25

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have welcomed Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office.

Shutdown takes toll on White House operations

2013-10-08 13:03

Now in its second week, the partial government shutdown has taken its toll on the White House, where about 3 of 4 staffers have been furloughed.


World's most powerful women

2013-09-02 16:15

These inspiring women aren't only some of the richest, but are also the Top 10 most powerful in the world according to a new list by Forbes.

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Obamas new dog 'Sunny' welcomed

2013-08-20 11:07

President Barack Obama and his family have welcomed a playful new addition to the White House on Monday - a dog called Sunny.

First Lady raps for healthy eating

2013-08-14 09:34

US First Lady Michelle Obama has teamed up with rap and hip hop stars to promote healthy eating and exercise in a series of music videos being released online.


Amanda Bynes has given new meaning to the word 'ugly', and the list of celebrities that have fallen under her Twitter gaze just keeps on growing.

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Obamas leave Africa

2013-07-02 12:37

US President Barack Obama and his family ended their three-nation tour of Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. See pictures of the Obamas boarding Air Force One.

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Obama set to end Africa tour

2013-07-02 09:57

President Barack Obama is set to end his Africa tour with an unusual double act with his predecessor George W Bush, whose HIV/Aids programme saved millions of lives on the continent.

Obama 'deeply humbled' by prison visit

2013-06-30 16:13

President Barack Obama says he was "deeply humbled" by a visit to the cell on Robben Island where elder statesman Nelson Mandela spent 18 years as a prisoner.

From Senegal to Robben Island with Obama

2013-06-29 22:53

One element of US President Barack Obama's Africa policy is to encourage a free press, although he offered repeated reminders for US reporters travelling with him to be on their best behaviour.


Obama family tours Senegal

2013-06-28 09:53

On the first stop of their three-country visit to Africa, the Obama family took in the sights and sounds of Dakar, Senegal. See the pictures here.

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Senegal: Obama gets lessons on Goree

2013-06-28 08:01

President Barack Obama says he has learned some lessons on a visit to Goree Island, where he toured a slave house and gazed out at the Atlantic Ocean through what’s known as the Door of No return.


US President Barack Obama has arrived in Senegal, his first destination in a three-country visit to Africa.

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Obama leaves Kenya off trip itinerary

2013-06-24 08:07

When President Barack Obama arrives in Africa, there will be one notable omission from his travel itinerary: Kenya, the birthplace of his father and home to many of his relatives.

Reject Cape Town award, ANC tells Obamas

2013-05-28 09:45

The ANC says President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle should not accept Cape Town’s Freedom of the City award, according to a report.


Prince Harry in the US

2013-05-10 09:22

Prince Harry is on a tour of the United States where he will visit charities. The central theme of his visit is supporting injured service personnel from the UK and US forces. See the pictures.

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