WATCH | Imagine if Obama 'had been assassinated?' - Biden

2019-08-25 08:03

The 2020 presidential election is still more than 14 months away, but with an early key deadline looming this week, the record field of Democratic hopefuls is dwindling.

Obama basketball jersey sells for R1.85 million

2019-08-20 10:55

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama has sold for R1.85 million.

US charges ex-intel analyst over leaks on secret drone attacks

2019-05-10 15:25

A former intelligence analyst has been charged with leaking secrets about the US military's drone-based targeted assassination programme that formed the basis of a powerful 2015 expose by The Intercept.

CLASSIC DOCUMENTARY: David Attenborough meets Barack Obama

2019-04-05 18:54

A look back at when David Attenborough talked to President Obama in 2015 about issues facing the natural world.

Obama to be headline speaker at global tourism summit

2019-03-01 17:15

Former US president Barack Obama will be a the keynote speaker at the Global Summit of the World Travel & Tourism Council in Spain in April.

Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'

2019-02-21 11:30

Former US president Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told minority boys that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.

Barack Obama appears on Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest song

2018-12-23 10:59

Former U.S. president appears on a reworked song by Lin-Manuel Miranda originally from the Broadway hit Hamilton.

WATCH: Barack Obama spreads Christmas cheer at children’s hospital

2018-12-20 12:07

Barack Obama got into the Christmas spirit of giving back when visiting Children's National Hospital in northwest Washington, D.C.

A decade after Obama's election, America is more divided than ever

2018-11-06 08:26

Pieter du Toit attended former US president Barack Obama's victory speech in Chicago exactly a decade ago. As Americans vote in the midterm elections, much has changed from the high of that day in 2008.

What we know about the explosive devices targeting Democrats

2018-10-25 12:35

The packages arrived in familiar manila envelopes affixed with lots of stamps, some bearing the American flag.


Obama basketball jersey sells for $120 000

2019-08-20 13:06

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold for $120 000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold it.

Stealing electricity like robbing a bank – energy expert

2019-05-14 21:07

There is no difference between a customer stealing electricity and someone stealing money from a bank, says Andrew Herscowitz of Power Africa at Africa Utility Week.

Trump, Obama tweet congratulations to Tiger

2019-04-14 22:16

US President Donald Trump and former president Barack Obama were among those who wished Tiger Woods congratulations on his Masters title.

Man convicted of threats against Obama

2019-03-22 05:19

Federal prosecutors say a central New York man faces up to 20 years in prison for phone calls threatening to kill former President Barack Obama.

Obama to men: ‘If you’re confident with your sexuality, you don’t need 8 women twerking around you’

2019-02-21 14:45

Barack Obama delivered a message about self-confidence to black youth.

Barack Obama shares his top song, movie and book picks of 2018

2018-12-29 10:00

Barack Obama has continued his end-of-year tradition of sharing his favourite books, movies and songs of the year.

Obama delights sick children as Santa in Washington

2018-12-20 22:29

Former US president Barack Obama took on a new high-profile role as Father Christmas for a surprise visit to sick children in Washington.

Obama: change 'won't come in one election cycle'

2018-11-07 22:29

Former US president Barack Obama spoke of his pride over Democratic gains made in the midterm congressional elections - but warned the battle for much-needed reforms had only just begun.

Trump versus Obama on final US campaign weekend

2018-11-04 13:13

After boasting about the economy and raising fears over immigration, US President Donald Trump is facing pushback from his predecessor Barack Obama.

Bomb squad combs CNN offices over suspicious package

2018-10-24 17:05

A police bomb squad was sent to CNN's offices in New York City and the newsroom was evacuated because of a suspicious package.

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