Obama's ventures competed with history

2013-07-03 20:42

Everywhere he went in Africa US President Barack Obama was competing with history, but continued to promote his initiatives, such as food security and improved health care.

Obama struggles to wow rising Africa

2013-07-02 15:20

President Barack Obama's whirlwind tour of Africa has left many underwhelmed by pledges that are thin on detail and dwarfed by China’s lavish investment.

Obama, Bush honour bombing victims

2013-07-02 11:40

President Barack Obama and his predecessor George W Bush have joined up in Africa to honour those killed in the US embassy bombing in Tanzania in 1998.

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: Stop backing DRC rebels

2013-07-02 07:55

President Barack Obama has called on the countries bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo to stop backing armed groups there.

Obama: new era of US-Africa relations

2013-07-01 21:21

Obama has proposed a new approach to Africa relations ahead of an unusual meeting with Bush.

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.

Obama arrives in Tanzania

2013-07-01 14:09

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Tanzania for the final leg of his three-nation Africa tour, after paying homage in SA to his ailing idol Nelson Mandela.

Obama, Bush in Africa – will they meet?

2013-07-01 10:00

President Barack Obama and former president George W Bush are both heading to Tanzania's capital city, but the question is whether they will meet.

Obama heads to Tanzania

2013-07-01 09:00

US President Barack Obama has left Cape Town, heading to Tanzania on the last leg of his African tour.


Obamas on Robben Island

2013-07-03 08:24

Watch this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama’s visit to Robben Island which has now been released by the White House.

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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 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 calls Morsi over Egypt crisis

2013-07-02 08:54

President Barack Obama has called President Mohammed Morsi to warn him that the voices of all Egyptians must be heard as a political crisis escalates, the White House says.

Obama: Egypt must show restraint

2013-07-01 21:45

US President Barack Obama has called on all parties in Egypt to show restraint in mass protests against President Mohamed Morsi.

ANC: Obama visit strengthened US-SA ties

2013-07-01 15:44

The outcomes of US President Barack Obama's visit to South Africa, including his sentiments on ailing former president Nelson Mandela, have been welcomed by the ANC.


Obama arrives in Tanzania

2013-07-01 15:05

US President Barack Obama continued his three-country African tour, arriving in Tanzania on July 1. See photos from the event.

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Barack Obama full UCT speech

2013-07-01 13:53

Watch United States President Barack Obama deliver his speech at UCT's Jameson Hall on June 30.

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Obama speaks at UCT

2013-07-01 09:21

Obama delivered a speech at Jameson Hall on the UCT campus in Cape Town on June 30. See photos from the event.

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Student raps for Obama

2013-07-01 08:25

US President Barack Obama visited the Desmond Tutu HIV Center in Cape Town. While there, one of the students performed this rap. Watch.

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