Barack Obama took office as the first African American president of the United States of America in January 2009. Take a look at DW's content on the main issues related to Obama.
Barack Obama is the 44th president of the US. After a four-year term, he was re-elected in 2012. In 2009, the same year that he took office, he received the Nobel Peace Prize. DW has covered Obama's election campaigns and the main issues related to his presidency at home and abroad, this page compiles our most recent content related to him.
Democrats need to win back Trump supporters by fixing their own mistakes instead of taking potshots at the president, a US studies scholar told DW. He also explains why Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were out of touch.
The former US president has put his weight behind the centrist candidate, saying he appeals to people's hopes and not their fears." In a video statement, Barack Obama backed Emmanuel Macron's vision for European unity.
Former US President Barack Obama and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg are both big fans of a social enterprise called Laboratoria - a social tech enterprise that's helping young women from poor backgrounds to learn how to code. The project started off in Peru in 2014 and quickly expanded to Mexico and Chile. DW reporter Jane Chambers caught up with participants in Santiago de Chile.