Articles tagged 'barrack obama'

Obama vows to overcome terror threat 7 December 2015 WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama has made a rare Oval Office address after the San Bernardino shootings that left 14 dead. He said the killings were "an act of terrorism designed to kill innocent people". But "freedom is more powerful than fear," said President Obama, warning that fal...
Obama warns African leaders 28 July 2015 ADDIS ABABA - US President Barack Obama has warned that Africa will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down when their terms end. He also called for an end to the "cancer of corruption", saying it took money away from development . Mr Obama made the comments in the first ever address...
Obama to become first US leader to address African Union 28 July 2015 ADDIS ABABA - US President Barack Obama is due to address the African Union in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, on the last day of his trip to East Africa. He is the first US leader to deliver a speech at the 54-member body, with security and action against terrorism likely to dominate the agen...
Obama admits US gun laws are his 'biggest frustration' 24 July 2015 NEW YORK - President Barack Obama has admitted that his failure to pass "common sense gun safety laws" in the US is the greatest frustration of his presidency. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Obama said it was "distressing" not to have made progress on the issue "even in the face of repeated ...
Obamamania sweeps Kenya 24 July 2015 NAIROBI - Obama's visit to his father's homeland might be a short one, but Kenyan entrepreneurs are hoping that it will have long lasting benefits on the country's economic development. Preparations have been in full swing for weeks, with Nairobi abuzz with excitement and anticipation. The ...
Disability activist to meet Obama 11 May 2015 HARARE - Wheelchair-bound, Munyaradzi Samantha Nyereyemhuka who is passionate about education rights for the disabled will get a once in a lifetime opportunity when she meets US president Barack Obama next month. The 33-year-old disability activist who beat thousands of applicants to get admit...