Tag: Barack Obama

Connect Frontier CEO: U.S-Africa relations could benefit from a Biden presidency, here’s why

More than 50 million Americans - that's nearly the size of South Africa's population - have cast early votes in the US election - a sign of intense interest in an election that could see the biggest turnout in more than a century. With just 11 days to go before the showdown at the polls between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Michael McDonald, the University of Florida professor who administers the U.S. Elections Project, predicts a record turnout of about 150 million, that is 65 per cent of eligible voters, the highest turnout since 1908. U.S. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden participated in their final presidential debate. Grant Harris, CEO of Connect Frontier joins CNBC Africa for more.

Key points to take away from Obama’s speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela

The world is celebrating the memory and legacy of one of Africa’s most illustrious leaders, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. This year is special because it’s the centenary celebration of his birth. His leadership...

Eaton Africa seeks more capacity in powering African households

Eaton Africa seeks more capacity in powering African households

Obama’s response to Charlottesville is now the most ‘liked’ tweet of all time

Former President Barack Obama tweeted a picture and a quote in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend, and he has gotten a record-setting amount of engagement from Twitter users. The...

Moammar Gadhafi may explain Kim Jong Un’s nuclear ambitions

North Korean leader Kim's refusal to disarm may be due to memories of the downfall of Libyan dictator Gadhafi

And then there was one: This photo shows how much the world has changed this year

The photo is a good example of how much global politics has changed in 2016.