The 8 Times Former U.S. President Obama Visited Africa in Pictures

Mark Babatunde January 21, 2017

Photo Credit: The Obama Diary

Photo credit: the Obama Diary

  1. Egypt: June 4, 2009

Five months after his inauguration on January 20, 2009, Egypt became the first African country to welcome newly elected President Barack Obama, when he made a state visit to Cairo on June 4, 2009.

Obama held talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and delivered an epic speech, entitled “A New Beginning,” at Cairo University.


Last Edited by:Abena Agyeman-Fisher Updated: January 21, 2017


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