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      Obama criticises Africa’s ‘strongmen’ who refuse to leave office

      Barack Obama launched a searing attack on African presidents who refuse to step down at the end of their terms, as he...

    2. July 27, 2015

      Barack Obama urges Ethiopia to improve political freedoms

      Barack Obama has praised Ethiopia for its efforts to combat militant Islamist groups in east Africa, but urged the...

    3. July 27, 2015

      US business groups join forces to pledge action on climate change

      Goldman Sachs and Bank of America have joined 11 other large US companies to make a series of climate change pledges...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      July 27, 2015

      A presidential parade

      U.S. President Barack Obama (C) reviews a marsh band during a welcome ceremony at the National Palace in Addis Ababa,...

    5. July 26, 2015

      Concerns grow over EU digital rules targeting American companies

      It has been a tough year for American tech firms in Europe. Apple and Amazon are being investigated for sweetheart tax...

    6. July 26, 2015

      Negotiators inch towards historic trade deal

      If the 12 trade ministers gathering at a beachside hotel and spa on the Hawaiian island of Maui this week to put the...

    7. July 26, 2015

      Africa is more ready to make than it is to consume

      As US President Barack Obama tours east Africa, with hopes high for an ac­companying increase in investment in the...

    8. July 26, 2015

      Hillary’s war on quarterly capitalism

      One thing going for Hillary Clinton’s struggling campaign is that she is alert to new ideas. Email scandals continue to...

    9. July 26, 2015

      Obama attacks corruption and ‘bad’ traditions in Kenyan homeland

      US President Barack Obama spoke out against tribalism, corruption and “bad traditions” in an impassioned speech to his...

    10. July 25, 2015

      Obama says Kenya must tackle corruption and human rights

      Kenya must tackle corruption and human rights if it is to ensure economic growth and secure the country from terror...

    11. July 24, 2015

      Kenyan expectations sky high for Barack Obama visit

      Holed up at his home surrounded by maize and cockerels in Nairobi’s unpaved suburbs, an old man gazes at pictures of...

    12. July 24, 2015

      US income inequality rises up political agenda

      Hillary Clinton calls it the defining economic challenge of our time. Jeb Bush says if the economy does not grow,...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      July 24, 2015

      Securing Nairobi

      Police officers patrol along a street in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Friday, ahead of the visit of US President Barack...

    14. July 24, 2015

      Obama warns of loss of influence if Britain leaves EU

      Barack Obama has warned Britain that it would lose influence if it left the European Union and said UK membership gave...

    15. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2015

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      The world’s first malaria vaccine has been given the green light by European regulators after 28 years of development...

    16. July 24, 2015

      Three dead after Louisiana cinema shooting

      A lone gunman opened fire on cinemagoers in Louisiana on Thursday night, shooting two people dead before killing...

    17. July 23, 2015

      ‘You’ve been fleeced’ by Iran, Kerry told

      Naive. Fleeced. Bamboozled. Those were the words that greeted John Kerry, US secretary of state, when he went to...

    18. July 23, 2015

      Where Barack Obama treads US business plans to follow

      Barack Obama’s first visit to Kenya as US president is not only significant because of his family roots. When the son...

    19. July 23, 2015

      Barack Obama’s crusade against the blight of US prisons

      Not much unites Barack Obama and US industrialists the Koch brothers. Yet on the US criminal justice system the...

    20. July 22, 2015

      Iran nuclear deal faces battle for approval in Washington

      President Barack Obama brought the case for his Iran nuclear deal to late-night television on Tuesday, telling The...

    21. July 22, 2015

      US pledges to help Nigeria tackle Boko Haram terrorists

      The US and Nigeria are to work more closely to tackle the Boko Haram extremist threat in west Africa as part of efforts...

    22. July 21, 2015

      Obama makes a return to his Kenyan roots

      Barack Obama’s trip to Kenya and Ethiopia this week marks something of a watershed for Africa. If his predecessors...

    23. July 21, 2015

      The Africans who go it alone to cut risk, not increase it

      When the most powerful person in the world attends a start-up conference in east Africa you know that entrepreneurship...

    24. July 20, 2015

      Exchange rate expert nominated to Fed board

      President Barack Obama intends to nominate economist Kathryn Dominguez to the Federal Reserve’s board of governors, the...

    25. July 20, 2015

      IMF names advocate of eurozone integration as chief economist

      A former economic adviser to US President Barack Obama and advocate of greater fiscal integration in the eurozone has...

    26. July 19, 2015

      Obama reads Iran better than his critics

      Those whom the gods will destroy they first make mad. Critics of Barack Obama’s Iran deal have been giving a good...

    27. July 19, 2015

      Deal reached on cuts to global IT tariffs

      The US, China and the EU are expected to sign up this week to what would be the biggest tariff agreement struck at the...

    28. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Greece’s parliament on Thursday backed a slew of fresh austerity measures demanded by the country’s creditors, clearing...

    29. July 16, 2015

      Obama visits jail at start of reform drive

      In Oklahoma City, 30 miles east of the federal prison where President Barack Obama made a historic visit on Thursday,...

    30. July 15, 2015

      Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal

      Barack Obama forcefully defended his Iranian nuclear deal on Wednesday by saying it blocked all paths for Tehran to...

    31. July 15, 2015

      With nuclear deal struck, US focus shifts to wider agenda with Iran

      In September 2013, John Kerry became the first US secretary of state since the 1979 Islamic revolution to meet his...

    32. July 15, 2015

      ‘Golden parachutes’ under fire in US

      Opposition to “golden parachutes” is hardening among US Democrats on Capitol Hill, in the wake of a series of cases...

    33. July 14, 2015

      An Iran deal that is both historic and imperfect

      The deal between Iran and world powers to curb the Iranian nuclear programme marks a breakthrough for diplomacy. For a...

    34. July 14, 2015

      The deal is historic, but the US must now act to contain Iran

      The nuclear deal reached in Vienna on Tuesday is the latest step in a decade-long struggle by the west to contain...

    35. July 14, 2015

      Obama gambles legacy on nuclear deal with Iran

      The Iranian nuclear accord that US President Barack Obama secured on Tuesday will go down in history as the crowning...

    36. July 14, 2015

      Iran deal: US reaction

      President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he would welcome “a robust debate in Congress” on the nuclear agreement with...

    37. July 14, 2015

      Three cheers for a flawed Iran deal

      This does not feel like an epochal moment. After so much wrangling — the false starts, constant setbacks and mutual...

    38. July 14, 2015

      Iran agrees breakthrough nuclear deal

      Six world powers and Iran made the most significant diplomatic breakthrough of the post-cold war era on Tuesday,...

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