Showing posts with label Barak Obama. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Barak Obama. Show all posts

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Obama Bids Farewell With An Indirect Warning Of Trump’s Threat To Democracy

WASHINGTON ― President Barack Obama on Tuesday issued a rallying cry to preserve and protect U.S. democracy, urging Americans to remain “vigilant, but not afraid” and to reject complacency and fear.
Obama had billed his farewell address ― his final public speech as president ― as a path forward under President-elect Donald Trump. While the speech contained the kind of soaring and optimistic rhetoric that has characterized Obama’s political career, it also included warnings that appeared indirectly aimed at Trump, of trends he called “corrosive to our democratic principles.”

Monday, 27 July 2015

Obama praises Ethiopia over fight against al-Shabab

US President Barack Obama has praised Ethiopia as an "outstanding partner" in the fight against militant Islamists.
Its troops had played a key role in weakening the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group in Somalia, Mr Obama said.

Saturday, 4 April 2015

How world powers plotted Jonathan’s defeat -By Lanre Adewole

OUTGOING President Goodluck Jonathan lost his re-election bid several weeks before the March 28 poll to a web of plots hatched at home and honed abroad, Saturday Tribune has reliably learnt.