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'Men Have Been Getting On My Nerves Lately': Barack Obama, Forever a Mood, Speaks Out For the Empowerment of Women in South Africa 

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images)#StillMyPresident Barack Obama has always had a way with words, even if he is only paraphrasing or repeating thoughts that others have long expressed. And while giving a speech at the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa, theformerpresident beca

THE ROOT - 2018-07-19 14:12:00

Men Have Been Getting On Barack Obama's Nerves And Cue The Shock

SAME.Since leaving office what feels like six lifetimes ago, former president Barack Obama has been keeping busy with the Obama Foundation and raising voices of promising young leaders all over the world. His latest trip took him to Johannesburg to meet a new generation of bright young things and in

MARIE CLAIRE - 2018-07-19 14:10:10

I miss Barack Obama. His Johannesburg speech was a reminder of what the voice of reason sounds like.

And yet there it was nonetheless, via the airwaves, the voice of a former U.S. president delivering an eloquent but forceful lecture about global ills and inequality, about pillars of democracy and free will, and about hopes and dreams of good people around the world.

USA TODAY - 2018-07-19 14:09:00

Africa: Barack Obama Retraces His African-American Roots

Africa had high hopes for Obama's presidency, many of which he did not fulfill. Now he's in Kenya and South Africa for the first time since leaving office. Can he live up to the expectations of him as a private citizen?"I'm looking forward to life after being president. I won't have such a big secur

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-07-19 13:13:38

Lowry: Barack Obama’s Johannesburg speech a breath of fresh air

And yet there it was nonetheless, via the airwaves of WNYC, the voice of a former U.S. president delivering an eloquent but forceful lecture about global ills and inequality, about pillars of democracy and free will, and about hopes and dreams of good peoples around the world.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-07-19 10:56:00

South Africa:Barack Obama Gives Advice to Up-and-Coming Leaders

Former US president Barack Obama has advised the youth to worry less about what they want to be, but to rather concern themselves with the journey they take to get there.[...][Published inAidNews- Readthe original article]

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-07-19 08:30:00

Prezidential!! PHOTOS of Octopizzo Meeting With Barack Obama

“44th..4 + 4 = IT WAS WRITTEN#8And he was President for 8yrs ? it all makes sense now,” joked Octo in his caption.

NAIROBIWIRE.COM - 2018-07-19 06:47:12

77 Times Barack Obama Was Totally Wrong

"What if we were wrong?" That is the question then-President Barack Obama asked as he rode along in his presidential limousine with his foreign policy guru Ben Rhodes. The question came in the aftermath of the surprise presidential election victory by political newcomer and television reality star D

LUCIANNE.COM - 2018-07-19 05:04:13

Is it possible Barack Obama didn't understand what he was saying!?

Former President Barack Obama, in case you have not been keeping up with current events, is in Africa. He was in a cricket stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa making a speech. If he had made this speech while he was President, it would have been very interesting. Take a few minutes as and read thi

GREATAMERICANREPUBLIC.COM - 2018-07-19 05:02:34

Editorial: Barack Obama is still lecturing, still clueless

Some things never change. Former President Obama has, for the most part, been admirably restrained in his public remarks since leaving office. But he did open up on Tuesday during a speech in South Africa in which he denounced the “politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment” and criticized politicia

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-07-19 02:30:00

George Soros Calls Barack Obama His 'Greatest Disappointment' | Breitbart

Progressive billionaire George Soros says former President Barack Obama is his “greatest disappointment.”George Soros, an early backer of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential run, described the former president as “his greatest disappointment,” in aninterviewwithThe New York Timespublished on Tuesday. O

BREITBART - 2018-07-19 00:41:39

Amal Clooney & Barack Obama: Celebrities with clay feet

Have you noticed how the people you are eager to meet often prove to be disappointing? Perhaps anticipation builds up huge expectations but rather than their perceived star qualities, it’s their faults and flaws you notice. … In the last couple of years, I have experienced this on at least two promi

HOLLANDREVIEW.COM - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Mandela Day: Barack Obama pays tribute to young leaders like Enock

Enock Nkulanga had a moment he will never forget - when former US President Barack Obama paid tribute to his work as a young leader.On the eve of what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, President Obama talked passionately in South Africa yesterday about the power of young people to cha

THEIRWORLD.ORG - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Watch Barack Obama Joyfully Dancing About 7,000 Miles Away From Trump

For thefirst time since leaving office, Obama visited the African country on Monday to support his half-sister, Auma Obama, who opened a sports and vocational resource center in Siaya County, Kenya. The last time Obama visited Kenya was as U.S. president in 2015.

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-07-18 23:47:41

Barack Obama shows off dance skills with his 96-year-old step-grandmother in Kenya

Former President of the United States Barack Obama recently went to Kenya and, during an event, he decided to show off his dance moves next to his step-grandmother.

AMOMAMA.US - 2018-07-18 22:38:05

Barack Obama on wealth inequality: ‘There’s only so much you can eat’

“Right now I’m actually surprised by how much money I got,” the 44th President said in his address to more than 10,000 people gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday. “There’s only so much you can eat. There’s only so big a house you can have. There’s only so many nice trips you can take.

MSN.COM - 2018-07-18 22:33:13

Barack Obama Promotes Universal Basic Income in South Africa

“It’s not just money that a job provides. It provides dignity and structure and a sense of place and a sense of purpose,” Obama said. “So we’re going to have to consider new ways of thinking about these problems, like a universal income, review of our workweek, how we retrain our young people, how w

INDEPENDENTSENTINEL.COM - 2018-07-18 20:45:20

Barack Obama: 'I Believe in Nelson Mandela's Vision'

World leaders gathered in Johannesburg on Tuesday to share and promote ideals that could advance the icon's international vision. The first Black president of the United States, Barack Obama, gave a rousing tribute to the first Black president of South Africa.

DIVERSITYINC - 2018-07-18 20:20:38

Barack Obama and Others Honor Nelson Mandela on His 100th Birthday

Mandela’s consistent fight against injustice set an example of courage, resistance, change and forgiveness. Former President Barack Obama gives a exceptional speech defending unity at Mandela’s centenary in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 17. “Madiba reminds us that no one is born hating another

EBONY - 2018-07-18 20:04:27

Did Hillary Clinton & Barack Obama Get Americans Killed Due To Illegal Server Use? - DCWhispers.com

Whispers are mounting in and around D.C. regarding a widespread cover-up that directly involves both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama – both who were guilty of communicating on illegal private servers during their time in government. (An act which Mr. Obama lied about repeatedly when he was presiden

DCWHISPERS.COM - 2018-07-18 18:47:49