Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal, bitter blow to Trump

2017-07-28 08:06

Republicans have failed spectacularly in their latest effort to dismantle Obamacare, leaving the party in stunned disarray.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Ghana, Zambia

2017-01-09 20:27

Morgan Tsvangirai has held talks with African leaders over his Zimbabwe's continuously deteriorating crisis and Ghana's new president Akufo-Addo has been caught up in a plagiarism scandal.

African leaders congratulate Donald Trump

2016-11-09 19:32

Several African leaders have congratulated Donald Trump following his victory in the just ended US elections.

Israel to get a record $38 billion in US military aid

2016-09-14 11:00

The US will provide Israel's military with $38 billion during the next 10 years, the largest batch of military assistance the US has ever pledged to another country

Obama denounces Baton Rouge police shooting as 'work of cowards'

2016-07-17 21:47

President Barack Obama has condemned as "cowardly" a shooting that killed three police officers and wounded three more in the Louisiana capital of Baton Rouge.

9/11 victims' relatives gather 14 years after attacks

2015-09-11 22:32

Relatives have assembled under overcast skies to commemorate nearly 3 000 people killed in the 9/11 attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and outside Washington 14 years ago, when airliners hijacked by al-Qaeda militants brought death, mayhem and destruction.

Surveillance law lets US ratify nuclear terrorism treaties

2015-06-07 20:59

The surveillance bill that hasbecame law includes a little-noticed section that will let the US complete ratification of two long-stalled treaties aimed at stopping terrorists who wield radioactive bombs.

Obama spin doctors hired to shake up deadlocked UK vote

2015-03-30 14:26

Rival parties in Britain's election campaign have hired former strategists for US President Barack Obama in an attempt to sway one of the most unpredictable elections in years ahead of polling day.

Pope weighs in on US-Cuba talks, hails move

2014-12-18 10:25

Pope Francis led a chorus of global plaudits for the breakthrough in US-Cuban relations, hailed as 'historic' in Europe and South America and prompting celebrations on the streets of Havana.

Rita Ora loved performing for the Obama family

2014-12-17 17:00

Rita Ora has admitted it was an ''indescribable honour'' to perform Do They Know It's Christmas for the Obama family.


Obama to ease Bashir's Sudan sanctions on way out

2017-01-13 13:00

The Obama administration is set to ease sanctions against Sudan and broaden now limited talks with the long estranged African government whose leader, Omar al-Bashir, has been indicted on war crimes.

Obama's half-brother stumps for Trump on Twitter

2016-11-09 20:30

Donald Trump has been called many things but arguably the most bizarre is "the white Malcolm X", a title inexplicably bestowed upon him by President Obama's half-brother, Malik.

WATCH: Take a look inside the Obama White House

2016-11-03 06:00

We get a glimpse inside the private areas of the place the Obamas have called home for nearly eight years.

This pic of the Obamas has gone viral for all the right reasons!

2016-09-09 21:00

Barack and Michelle Obama are every #RelationshipGoal ever!

Obama leads chorus of world outrage over Paris attacks

2015-11-14 05:31

US President Barack Obama led a chorus of global condemnation of attacks in Paris that killed more than 100 people Friday, as nations pledged solidarity with France and vowed to help hunt down the perpetrators.

Nairobi grapples with impending Obama arrival

2015-07-09 18:38

With US President Barrack Obama's visit to Kenya now clearly in the horizon, the capital city Nairobi is struggling to make a good impression in time for his arrival.

George W Bush more popular than Obama - poll

2015-06-03 17:14

Former US President George W Bush is now more popular than his successor, Barack Obama, according to a CNN/ORC poll.

SA hails Obama’s US-Cuba initiative

2014-12-18 12:45

South Africa has hailed US President Barack Obama's announcement of moves to 'normalise' his country's diplomatic ties with Cuba.

Miami Cubans slam Obama's 'betrayal'

2014-12-18 09:21

Cubans in Miami's Little Havana have reacted with anger to President Barack Obama's dramatic bid to end a half-decade Cold War with the communist-ruled island.

Putin holds late-night Ukraine talks with EU

2014-12-17 13:16

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and his French, German and Ukrainian counterparts have agreed in a phone call that talks surrounding eastern Ukraine are to resume as soon as possible.

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