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'Go hang,' Mugabe tells Obama's US

18 July 2014 | 5240 Views
President Robert Mugabe has lashed out at the US for extending sanctions against Zimbabwe to include food and medical assistances telling the super power to hang. In a prepared speech wh...
by Staff reporter

Obama tightens sanctions against Zimbabwe

12 July 2014 | 6173 Views
The United States has tightened sanctions against Zimbabwe by including new measures barring Americans from making humanitarian donations without first seeking government approval, APA reported....
by APA

Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine crisis over phone

24 June 2014 | 1339 Views
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed in a phone conversation the Ukraine crisis and ways of settlement, including Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's ...
by Staff Reporter

Obama urges Putin to make choice over Ukraine

03 June 2014 | 2022 Views
Warsaw, Poland - President Barack Obama wants his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to take steps to rebuild the trust shattered by Russia's actions in Ukraine.Obama's comment came as he visi...
by CNN

Barack Obama meets Syrian opposition leader

14 May 2014 | 1547 Views
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama met with the leader of Syria's main rebel group on Tuesday, in a display of U.S. support to the moderate opposition in the war-torn country.On Tuesday ...
by Staff Reporter

Obama on Iraq elections

01 May 2014 | 2135 Views
Statement by the President on Elections in IraqOn behalf of the American people, I congratulate the Iraqi people on the completion of yesterday's parlia...
by Staff Reporter

Obama is cheating on Michelle?

26 April 2014 | 9288 Views
A well-known Japanese politician has accused US President Barack Obama of cheating on his wife and said it is "an open secret" that the couple is about to get divorced.K...
by Staff reporter

Obama trying as much as possible to please whites, says Mugabe

19 April 2014 | 4506 Views
Documentary-maker ROY AGYEMANG reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe's President to sit down with the BBC . If there is one thing Robert Mugabe dislikes as much as "ruffian" British p...
by Staff Reporter

Obama's Zimbabwe Independence Day message

17 April 2014 | 12053 Views
Below is a message for Zimbabwe by United State President Barack Obama as the country celebrates Independence Day tomorrow:"The American people join me in...
by Staff Reporter

Images denigrating Obamas causes furore

26 March 2014 | 4613 Views
THE publication, by Belgian newspaper De Morgen, of digitally altered pictures of US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama as part human and part ape smacks of racism and is meant to re...
by Staff reporter

Obama, Putin have spoken about Ukraine crisis

01 March 2014 | 3003 Views
Russia's Parliament signed off Saturday on President Vladimir Putin's request to send military forces into Ukraine, raising the stakes in a quickly escalating game of brinksmanship between the two cou...
by Staff Reporter

'I'll work with Russians,' Museveni tells Obama

25 February 2014 | 6639 Views
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has said he will work with the Russian government because they don't meddle in the internal affairs of other countries.The comment follows US President ...
by Staff reporter

'Obama, Beyonce dangerously in love', French media goes crazy over romour

11 February 2014 | 14337 Views
A French media firestorm has been circulating claims that Barack Obama and Beyonce are dangerously in love.It came as Francois Hollande, France's head of state and a well-known love cheat, a...
by Staff Reporter

'Obama's Africa Summit a non-event,' says Prof Moyo

24 January 2014 | 1765 Views
Government has dismissed the  US-Africa Summit slated for Washington in August as a non-event to Zimbabwe as the country prides in ownership of its resources more than trips to Washington, a Cab...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe not bothered by Obama snub

23 January 2014 | 4593 Views
The Zimbabwe government says it is not bothered by the exclusion of President Robert Mugabe from a high-profile US-Africa summit set to be convened by US President Barak Obama in August.Kenyan...
by Staff reporter

Obama bars Mugabe

23 January 2014 | 4317 Views
PRESIDENT Barack Obama will invite 47 leaders to a landmark United States-Africa summit in August, but President Robert Mugabe is among those excluded because of their "poor" democratic credentials....
by Agencies

Obama cheating on Michelle? Michelle to file divorce papers?

18 January 2014 | 11568 Views
For the past couple of weeks, a US tabloid, the National Enquirer has been publishing prominent stories claiming that the marriage of United State President Barrack Obama and US first lady Michelle...
by Staff reporter

African philanthropists push for prosperity

14 December 2013 | 1500 Views
Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their el...
by Kingsley Ighobor

'I sent toxic letters to Obama'

12 December 2013 | 3667 Views
DALLAS - A 36-year-old actress from Texas on Tuesday pleaded guilty to mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist, federal prose...
by AFP

Obama blasts dictators

11 December 2013 | 4680 Views
US President Barack Obama yesterday admonished world leaders co-opting Nelson Mandela’s struggle against oppression yet suppressing opposition and critics in their own countries. ...
by Staff reporter

Obama hits out at leaders who don't tolerate dissent from own people

10 December 2013 | 5137 Views
There are too many leaders who claim solidarity with Madiba's struggle for freedom, but do not tolerate dissent from their own people, US president Barack Obama said on Tuesday.Obama also sai...
by Staff reporter

Obama's remarks at Mandela memorial - Full text

10 December 2013 | 5308 Views
To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of state and government, past and present; distinguished guests - it is a singular honor to b...
by Barack Obama

Barack Obama reveals he is not allowed iPhone

05 December 2013 | 11436 Views
The troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry still has at least one very loyal customer: U.S. President Barack Obama.At a meeting with youth on Wednesday to promote his landmark healthcare law, ...
by Tech Reporter

Barack Obama to seek opening with Republicans

10 October 2013 | 1339 Views
Washington - US President Barack Obama is hosting top House Republicans on Thursday to seek an opening in an impasse that has shut down much of the government and threatens a catastrophic federal defa...
by Staff Reporter

Obama to nominates a woman as Fed chair

09 October 2013 | 2341 Views
WASHINGTON - Janet Yellen will become the first woman to hold the most powerful job in the world economy after administration officials said that President Barack Obama would nominate her as chair of...
by FT

U.S military assistance to Egypt will continue says White House

08 October 2013 | 1415 Views
The U.S White House said on Tuesday that reports are false that the United States would halt all military assistance to Egypt - aid that has been under review since the country's military ousted the g...
by Staff Reporter

US launches new $100 banknote

08 October 2013 | 6288 Views
Washington - The United States launches today (Tuesday 08 October) a new $100 bill that comes with, for the iconic greenback, a new touch of colour, as well as special features to foil counterfeiters...
by AFP

Obama administration to tighten sanctions on Zimbabwe

06 October 2013 | 2899 Views
US President Barack Obama's administration says it is ready to add more names to the sanctions list, after President Robert Mugabe rubbished the nation at the recent United Nations General Assembly....
by Staff reporter

US shutdown looms as Congress hits a stalemate

30 September 2013 | 2850 Views
WASHINGTON  - The U.S. Congress, still in partisan deadlock on Monday over Republican efforts to halt President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, was on the verge of shutting down most of the U...
by Reuters

Is Obama truly pro-black?

27 September 2013 | 3944 Views
The day Barack Obama stood on that podium in 2009 accepting the 44th Presidential nomination of the United States of America, how many Africans within the international community that day would h...
by Tsungai Chipato

Should Obama avoid the Syrian war under present financial conditions?

23 September 2013 | 2794 Views
Rather than paying attention to the immediate financial dangers hovering over the US empyrean, the government is paying increased attention to the Syrian issues. However, majority of the Americans...
by Mirana

Barack Obama rejects Putin's claim

15 September 2013 | 3418 Views
Washington - President Barack Obama rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin's claim that Syrian rebels were responsible for a 21 August chemical gas attack but, in an interview broadcast on Sunday, ...
by Staff Reporter

US President Barack Obama marks 9/11 anniversary at Pentagon

11 September 2013 | 1510 Views
Washington - For President Barack Obama, the prospect of more US military action in the Middle East hung over his observance on Wednesday of the 9/11 attacks that occurred a dozen years ago.Wh...
by Staff Reporter

Obama confronted about his Nobel Peace Prize - Video

06 September 2013 | 1606 Views
A Swedish reporter has confronted US President Barack Obama about his Nobel Peace Prize in the light of an impending US missile strike against Syria.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgZRMadZq-0...
by Staff reporter

Putin, Obama seek to smooth tensions

05 September 2013 | 2640 Views
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama on Thursday sought to smooth over weeks of tensions as they cordially shook hands at the G20 with diplomatic smiles for the cameras....
by Staff Reporter

Obama wins backing for Syria strike from key figures in Congress

04 September 2013 | 2770 Views
U.S. President Barack Obama won the backing of key figures in the U.S. Congress, including Republicans, in his call for limited U.S. strikes on Syria to punish President Bashar al-Assad for his suspec...
by Reuters

Readout of Obama's Call with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

08 August 2013 | 3449 Views
WASHINGTON - President Obama called President Kenyatta today to offer United States support following a major fire at Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The President also commem...
by The White House

'Was Obama born out of homosexuality,' says Mugabe

24 July 2013 | 13421 Views
President Robert Mugabe yesterday criticised US president, Barack Obama for advocating for homosexuality.The US president visited some Africa countries recently where he implored them to emb...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe's State media lash out at Obama

01 July 2013 | 4083 Views
President Mugabe's Zanu-PF party says U.S. President Barack Obama's calls for reforms ahead of elections in this southern African nation are "hypocritical." Zimbabwe state radio reported Mond...
by Agencies

Obama's 'Rumble in the Jungle' highlights issues affecting Africa

01 July 2013 | 3220 Views
Throughout history, very few people have had the rare ability to conjure up such a concoction of emotions in people when they speak. Hate him or love him, President Barack Obama has distinctively set ...
by Perry Munzwembiri

Obama warns tyrants in Africa, condemns the rule of Mugabe

30 June 2013 | 4990 Views
Cape Town - US President Barack Obama warned on Sunday that Africa could only fulfil its rising potential with leaders who serve their people, not tyrants who enrich themselves.In a strident ...
by AFP

Obama says Zimbabwe has opportunity but needs free and fair elections

30 June 2013 | 3294 Views
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday Zimbabwe's economic recovery gave the southern African country an opportunity to advance but only if upcoming elections were "free and fair.""Zimbab...
by Reuters

SA police clash with Obama protesters

29 June 2013 | 4454 Views
Johannesburg - Riot police clashed with protesters in Soweto on Saturday shortly before a visit by US President Barack Obama, a Reuters photographer said.Armed police fired stun grenades to di...
by Reuters

Obama calls for reforms before Zimbabwe election

29 June 2013 | 3917 Views
Pretoria - US President Barack Obama called Saturday for Zimbabwe's government to stop harassing its citizens and to implement reforms ahead of landmark elections expected later this year."Har...
by AFP

U.S. to reinforce democratic institutions in Africa says Obama

28 June 2013 | 2014 Views
DAKAR - The United States will help African countries to strengthen democracy, good governance, the rule of law and respect for human rights, U. S. President Barack Obama says on his visit to Senegal,...
by Staff Reporter

Barack Obama flies to South Africa as Mandela still critical

28 June 2013 | 4246 Views
Pretoria - US President Barack Obama flies to South Africa on Friday hoping to pay homage to the legacy of his critically ill hero Nelson Mandela, who is critically ill in hospital.Mandela's...
by Staff Reporter

Mandela's 'legacy will linger on through the ages' says Obama - Audio

27 June 2013 | 3453 Views
Former South African President Nelson Mandela is a "hero for the world," US President Barack Obama said during a visit to Senegal's capital Dakar."If or when Mandela passes away, his legacy ...
by Staff Reporter

Obama told to tighten screws on Mugabe

24 June 2013 | 6255 Views
President Barack Obama should tighten screws on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's administration in order to force the regime to implement reforms ahead of polls, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said...
by Staff reporter

Obama hopes to see Nelson Mandela

23 June 2013 | 3927 Views
Johannesburg - US President Barack Obama hopes to see Nelson Mandela when he visits South Africa this week - but only if Mandela's health permits and the former statesman's family approves.Oba...
by Staff Reporter

Obama's looming trip to Africa was overdue

15 June 2013 | 2497 Views
Washington - The White House on Friday insisted President Barack Obama's looming trip to Africa was overdue and would give great "bang for the buck", pushing back at concerns over the journey's cost....
by Staff Reporter

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