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From Pineapples To Acorns: How These 8 Countries Will Welcome You To The Neighborhood

Posted 08.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

Remember that gluten-free muffin basket your neighbor brought by when you moved into your new home? Little did you know, that little gesture belongs t...

U.S. Not Concerned About Chinese Competition in Africa -- But It Probably Should Be

Eric Olander | Posted 08.03.2015 | World
Eric Olander

In this week's podcast, Eric & Cobus take a look back at Obama's Africa trip and analyze the increasingly divergent paths the U.S. and China are taking to engage Africa.

Obama In Kenya: Female Genital Mutilation Not Defensible As Cultural Tradition

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.29.2015 | Impact

    As the first sitting U.S. president to visit Kenya, Barack Obama used the opportunity to call out the country for some o...

Obama's Speech In Kenya: More Than A Personal Journey

Jack Leslie | Posted 08.06.2015 | Impact
Jack Leslie

I sat there and watched the rapt attention every Kenyan in the arena was giving this man they claimed as one of their own. And I came to understand the extraordinary contribution this president has made to Africa.

Obama's Not The First Politician To Bust A Move On The Dance Floor

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama made headlines over the weekend after he busted a move during a dinner at Nairobi's State House in Kenya. Obama did a...

Here Are Some Of The Best Photos From Obama's Travels Around The World

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

President Obama's visit to Kenya on Friday marks the 50th country visited during his time in the White House. In celebration, White House photographer...

Obama Reunites With Half-Sister In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama was greeted in Nairobi, Kenya, by his half-sister Auma Obama. (function(){var src_url="

As Obama Visits His Father's Home, Kenya and the U.S. Must Look to the Future

Uhuru Kenyatta | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
Uhuru Kenyatta

NAIROBI -- Much remains to be done to secure the world from poverty, terrorism and fanaticism and environmental degradation. The United States is an important global actor in seeking, resourcing and implementing the solutions, and Kenya recognizes its role and responsibilities. Kenya warmly welcomes President Obama on this historic visit. I look forward to engaging him on all these matters and to raising the friendship between our nations to new levels of cooperation and goodwill.

Obama To Travel To Kenya For The First Time As President

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama will travel in July to Kenya, the country where his father was born, for the first time since he entered the White House. Ac...

White House Acknowledges Obama Lived With Uncle After Previous Denial

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

The White House has acknowledged President Barack Obama lived with his uncle, Onyango "Omar" Obama, after previously denying that the two had met. ...

Ted Cruz's Father Made Big Birther Claim

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), told a tea party group in 2012 he thinks President Barack Obama should go "back to Kenya." Cruz can...

GOP Congressional Hopeful Claims Obama Was Born In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Birtherism is apparently alive and kicking in Alabama. Dean Young, one of the runoff contenders for the Republican nomination in Alabama's first co...

Obama Met By Birthers Ahead Of Florida Appearance

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle were met with signs saying "Obama lies" and "Kenyan Go Home" ahead of a speech in Florida on Saturday. ...

Obama Skipping Kenya On Big Trip

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama arrives in Africa this week, there will be one notable omission from his travel itinerary: Kenya, the birthp...

Yahoo News Calls Kenya 'The Country Of Obama's Birth'

Posted 06.22.2013 | Media

Apparently someone has been listening to too many birthers. In an article about President Obama's upcoming trip to Africa, a Yahoo News reporter re...

Obama Bashers: Critics, or Crazies?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

How do you sort out the kooks? With one simple question... ...

LOOK: Another Obama Runs For Office

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A politician named Obama who is running for governor in Kenya can boast of one big claim to fame on the campaign trail: blood relati...

Obama Could Visit Kenya In Second Term

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

JOHANNESBURG -- President Barack Obama promised to visit his father's homeland – Kenya – before the end of his presidency, but of the 51 c...

WATCH: Obama's Grandma Celebrates Victory In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

President Barack Obama's victory spurred celebrations throughout the nation and around the world, with his grandmother celebrating her grandson's reel...

Obama Relative Makes Election Prediction

AP | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

KOGELO, Kenya — United States President Barack Obama's Kenyan half-brother says the leader's African family is optimistic that he will win Tuesd...

Obama's Literary Agency Error: A Clarification and Rebuttal

Jason Pinter | Posted 07.22.2012 | Media
Jason Pinter

The following points are not meant to take a side on the left-right debate, but simply to present a fuller picture of the pamphlet in question and the accusations made.

Imagining the Hateful Obama

Gary Dorrien | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Gary Dorrien

Obama is a lightning rod for the politics of fear and loathing, which raises delicate choices for Republicans running for president.

Obama's Grandmother Injured After Car Rolls In Kenya

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 02.06.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- President Barack Obama's 91-year-old step-grandmother suffered bruises and shock after a car she was traveling in rolled over, a rel...

Huckabee Air Kenya

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


In Latest Compromise With GOP, Obama Agrees He Is a Muslim

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Differences over his religious orientation have been a sore point between the president and his Republican foes, but in agreeing he is a Muslim, Obama is sending a clear signal that he is trying to find consensus.