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7 Sep
Former US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will finally be honoured Wednesday with the official unveiling of their portraits in the White House, resuming a tradition that fell by the wayside under Donald Trump.
26 Jul
Nigerian stars Tems, Burna Boy, Pheelz, BNXN all made Obama’s 2022 summer playlist. Every year, former US President Barack Obama compiles a list of some of his favorite songs around the world. Every year, I get excited to share my summer playlist because I learn about so many new artists from your replies—it’s an example…
13 Mar
Barack Obama has tested positive for a mild case of Covid-19, the former US president said on his Twitter account Sunday. "I've had a scratchy throat for a couple of days, but am feeling fine otherwise," Obama tweeted, adding that his wife, former first lady Michelle Obama, has so far tested negative. "Michelle and I…
15 Feb
An Obama-era sex education program that was criticized by conservatives succeeded in reducing teen birth rates in parts of the US that implemented it, a large study said Monday.
14 Nov 2021
This week’s column is made up from Fiona Hill’s autobiography entitled There is Nothing Here For You: Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century and President Joe Biden...
2 Nov 2021
As over 100 world leaders and more than 20,000 delegates from across the world converged on Glasgow for the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) climate change conference that kicked off yesterday...
2 Nov 2021
President Barack Obama in his first official visit to Sub-Saharan in 2009, during his renowned speech at Ghanaian parliament, urged Africa to build strong institutions. He said, “Africa does not need strong men. It needs strong institutions.” The need for strong institutions with regulatory prowess to uphold rule of law, ensure efficiency and easy of…
25 Oct 2021
Ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, the clamour for the zoning of the presidency has intensified. The zoning arrangement in the fourth Republic has a unique historical antecedent
4 Aug 2021
Barack Obama has scaled back plans for a big 60th birthday party this weekend, paring down a guest list of the rich and famous numbering in the hundreds due to the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
25 Jun 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday renewed pledges to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, while acknowledging it was difficult to predict when it would happen.
28 May 2021
Former US president Barack Obama has spoken with Manchester United forward and campaigner Marcus Rashford, praising him for the work he has done on social issues.
18 Apr 2021
President Joe Biden hopes to give a shot of adrenaline to the planet's sluggish fight against climate change with an Earth Day summit but a question lingers -- can the United States be trusted to lead?

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