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#Swearing in

# swearing-in - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration
# Swearing In
# Swearing In

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration

Nov 11th 2018, 8:10 AM 16,160 Views 49 Comments

His first term as President officially ended at midnight.

# swearing-in - Friday 24 November, 2017

'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president
# The Crocodile
# The Crocodile

'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president

Nov 24th 2017, 11:56 AM 7,441 Views 8 Comments

Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years.

# swearing-in - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Barack Obama formally begins second term as US President
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

Barack Obama formally begins second term as US President

Jan 20th 2013, 5:46 PM 6,238 Views 16 Comments

The second term always begins on January 20 – even though the ceremonial inauguration won’t take place until tomorrow.

Obama to be sworn in for his second term today... and tomorrow
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Obama to be sworn in for his second term today... and tomorrow

Jan 20th 2013, 11:30 AM 5,983 Views 6 Comments

Tradition dictates that inauguration ceremonies are not held on Sundays but the US constitution says that a president must be sworn in on 20 January.