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Judiciary stuck with application against Trump, Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Division of High Court is stuck with an application filed by a Ugandan national Musoke Moses Kinene Ziringwira against US president, Donald Trump and his predecessor, Barack Hussein Obama. They are jointly sued with Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni and Kabaka Ronald Muwenda …

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Obama protege Julian Castro set to join 2020 race

San Antonio, United States | AFP | Former mayor of San Antonio, Texas and Obama-era cabinet member Julian Castro is expected Saturday to launch his bid to become the nation’s first Hispanic president, scheduling his announcement in a border state central to America’s immigration debate. Castro would become the most …

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Obama delights sick children as Santa in Washington

Washington, United States | AFP |  Former US president Barack Obama took on a new high-profile role as Father Christmas on Wednesday for a surprise visit to sick children in Washington. Sporting a festive Santa hat and armed with a sack of gifts, he delighted young patients at Children’s National …

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Biden says he’s ‘most qualified’ to be US president

Washington, United States | AFP |  Former US vice president Joe Biden has stoked speculation he may run for the White House in 2020 by saying he believes he is the “most qualified person” to be president. Biden, 76, made the remarks on Monday night while in Montana during a …

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Michelle Obama on book tour encourages girls at London school

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Michelle Obama on Monday returned to a London school she had visited as US first lady encouraging students to “practice sisterhood” as she presented a new memoir of her life. Obama is in the British capital to promote her hotly-anticipated book, “Becoming”, which has …

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Michelle Obama shelves Paris, Berlin trips for Bush funeral

Washington, United States | AFP | Former US first lady Michelle Obama said Sunday she was canceling book tour visits to Paris and Berlin to attend the funeral of former president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday aged 94. “It’s important to me to join the Bush family in celebrating …

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Michelle Obama slams Trump in new book

Washington, United States | AFP | Former US first lady Michelle Obama says she can “never forgive” Donald Trump for questioning her husband’s American citizenship, saying the president and other “birthers” put her family at risk, in her hotly anticipated new memoir. Obama also says she was surprised that so …

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