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|Topics:||International Relations:||President Barack Obama - 2013 June 26 - July 3 Visit to Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania|
President Barack Obama visited Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania June 26 - July 3, 2013.
He was accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha. Also on the trip were Marian Robinson (mother of Michelle Obama) and Pres. Obama's niece, Leslie.
Transcript of White House Conference Call Press Briefing http://southafrica.usembassy.gov/press_20130621b.html
U.S. Strategy Towards Sub-Saharan Africa http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/africa_strategy_2.pdf
U.S. Embassy. Dakar. Statement by U.S. Ambassador Lewis Lukens http://photos.state.gov/libraries/senegal/323264/pdf/sp-en_2013-06-20.pdf
Obama Announces Young African Leaders Fellowship Initiative. By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. | 29 June 2013 http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/texttrans/2013/06/20130629277870.html#axzz2Xk4pcqff
Young African Leaders Initiative - http://youngafricanleaders.state.gov/
Briefing by Obama, South Africa President Zuma, 29 June 2013 http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/texttrans/2013/06/20130629277872.html#ixzz2Xk4vAUTu
VOICE OF AMERICA
2013 July 2 US First Ladies Promote Investment in Women in Tanzania http://www.voanews.com/content/us-first-ladies-promote-investment-in-women-in-tanzania-/1693362.html
CNN - Obama - Africa - Visit - 2013 June 27
CNN - "Obama begins visit to strategic Tanzania" - 2013 July 1
Pambazuka News - "Contextualizing Obama's visit to Africa", By Horace G. Campbell, 2013-06-27, Issue 636
Pambazuka News - "Beyond the big stick, cheque book and gunboats. An open memo to President Obama on his visit to Africa", By Theogene Rudasingwa. 2013-06-27, Issue 636
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/27/michelle-obama-senegal-first-lady_n_3509142.html?utm_hp_ref=tw; Video: Obama Lands In Senegal As Africa Trip Begins By JULIE PACE 06/26/13 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/26/obama-senegal-africa_n_3505578.html
2013 June 27 "Obama Looks to History and Future in Senegal" By Michael D. Shear
2013 June 27 "Rare Visit Underscores Tangles in Obama's Ties to Africa" By Michael D. Shear, Nicholas Kulish, Lydia Polgreen. A4, A12. Includes a video showing a small protest group, comments by Senegalese.
2013 June 27 "In Mandela, Obama Found a Beacon Who Inspired From Afar" By MICHAEL D. SHEAR
2013 June 28 "Senegal Cheers Its President for Standing Up to Obama on Same-Sex Marriage" By ADAM NOSSITER
2013 June 29 "Visit by Obama Is Overshadowed by Mandela Vigil" By DECLAN WALSH and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
2013 June 29 "Mandela and Obama" By Bill Keller, former Executive Editor, New York Times. "As chief of The Times bureau in Johannesburg from April 1992 until May 1995, he covered the end of white rule in South Africa."
2013 June 30 "Obama Visits Prison Cell That Helped Shape Modern South Africa" By Michael D. Shear
New York Times South Africa Visit Slide Show "Obama Honors and Invokes Mandela's Legacy"
2013 June 30 "Violent Episodes Grow in Tanzania, an African Haven" By NICHOLAS KULISH
2013 July 1 "Obama Calls for New Partnership With Africa" By NICHOLAS KULISH and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
"A Warm Welcome for Obama in Tanzania" New York Times Slide show
2013 July 1 "In Tanzania, Obama Calls for a Partnership With Africa to Aid Its Economy" By NICHOLAS KULISH and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
2013 July 1 "For Many in Africa, Lack of Electricity Is Barrier to Growth" By NICHOLAS KULISH.
2013 July 2 - "Obama Appears With Bush at Site of Tanzania Terror Blast" By Michael D. Shear
2013 July 2 - "Trip Treats Africa as Land of Promise, Troubles Aside" By Michael D. Shear
2013 July 15 - "Powering Africa" New York Times Editorial
AllAfrica - "Obama Arrives in Senegal" 2013-June-26. http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00025208.html
AllAfrica - "Africa: Obama's Africa Trip - Forging Better Partnerships" BY ALEX VINES, 24 JUNE 2013 http://allafrica.com/stories/201306242534.html?aa_source=sptlgt-grid?aa_source=sptlgt-grid
Nettali (Dakar) - http://www.nettali.net/
Sud Quotidien (Dakar) - http://www.sudonline.sn/
Mail and Guardian (South Africa) - http://mg.co.za/tag/barack-obama
Mail and Guardian (South Africa) "Obama's scramble for Africa: US 'stability' has ripped Africa apart". 28 June 2013 By NICK TURSE. http://mg.co.za/article/2013-06-27-us-stability-has-ripped-africa-apart and map showing U.S. Military Presence in Africa
University of Johannesburg - Barack Obama visits Soweto Campus of University of Johannesburg South Africa - includes video of the Town Hall Meeting. See more at: http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Pages/Barack-Obama-visits-Soweto-Campus-of-University-of-Johannesburg-South-Africa.aspx#sthash.wa4w2bck.dpuf
Mtanzania (Dar es Salaam) - In Swahili. Published by New Habari Ltd.
BBC - "Obama Flies to South Africa"2013 June 28
BBC "South Africans protest over Barack Obama visit" 2013 June 28. Video report.
Le Monde - "A Dakar, Barack Obama salue le modele democratique senegalais" 28.06.2013 a 13h00 • Mis a jour le 28.06.2013 a 13h59. Par Philippe Bernard
Le Monde -"A Dakar, choc des cultures entre Barack Obama et Macky Sall sur l'homosexualite" Le Monde.fr | 27.06.2013 a 19h32 • Mis a jour le 28.06.2013 a 11h30. Par Philippe Bernard http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2013/06/27/a-dakar-choc-des-cultures-entre-barack-obama-et-macky-sall-sur-l-homosexualite_3438210_3212.html
Northwestern University. Blog on President Obama's Africa Visit - includes reports from three Northwestern University Library staff members, Badu Diakhate, reporting on Senegal; Esmeralda Kale reporting from South Africa; and Erik Ponder reporting from Tanzania.
Twitter - #ObamaTakh - by Senegalese citizens. #ObamaTakh means BecauseOfObama
Brookings Institution - "Obama's Africa Trip: Differing Views between Americans and Africans" By Julius Agbor. June 25, 2013
Center for Chinese Studies (Stellenbosch University, South Africa) "Obama 'playing catch up,' as Africa looks to China" By Ross Anthony, Special to CNN June 26, 2013. http://www.ccs.org.za/?p=7750
Center for Global Development
"Seeing Africa as Business Partner, Not Charity: Todd Moss and Scott Morris on Obama's Trip to Africa", 6/25/13
Center for Strategic and International Studies - CSIS Press Briefing: President Obama's Upcoming Trip to Africa - Transcript, audio, video, related articles by Jennifer G. Cooke, Richard Downie, Janet Fleischman
Human Rights Watch - Africa: Obama Visit Should Stress Media Freedoms Protecting Activists, Independent Groups Also Key to Rights Gains. June 25, 2013 - http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/06/25/africa-obama-visit-should-stress-media-freedoms
Human Rights Watch - Senegal: Obama Backs Hissene Habre Court. June 27, 2013 - http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/06/27/senegal-obama-backs-hissene-habre-court
Politico - Obama George W. Bush Together in At the wreath-laying for those killed in the Dar es Salaam bombing.
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