Obama Visit Strengthens U.S.-SA Relations

South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says a recent visit by U.S President Barack Obama has deepened relations between the two countries. The pair held bilateral talks where issues including health, education and energy were discussed.

The presidents and first ladies of the U.S. and South Africa.


  • South Africa:  Obama, Zuma 'To Discuss Trade, Aids'

    SouthAfrica.info, 26 June 2013

    US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to South Africa will affirm the strong relations between Pretoria and Washington, particularly in the areas of trade and the fight ... read more »



  • Africa:  Africa - Obama's Coming - So's the Navy & the Air Force

    The New Sudan Vision, 26 June 2013

    The citizens of Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania are about to be hit over the coming week with the full panoply of an American presidential visit. read more »

  • South Africa:  SA Government - All Systems Go for #obamainsa

    Daily Maverick, 26 June 2013

    The necessary permissions for Air Force One to land at the Waterkloof Airbase are said to have been acquired with an attention to detail that has not been seen before. South ... read more »

  • Africa:  Obama On Three-Nation African Tour

    Deutsche Welle, 26 June 2013

    US President Barack Obama is visiting Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Africans are no longer euphoric about the first US black president, but some are prepared to give him a ... read more »

  • Africa:  Obama Africa Visit Could Boost Local Economy

    Voice of America, 26 June 2013

    When a famous foreign leader or celebrity visits a factory, hotel or restaurant, the effect is usually great for business. U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to South Africa this ... read more »

  • Africa:  Obama Begins Three-Nation Africa Tour in Senegal

    Deutsche Welle, 26 June 2013

    US President Barack Obama has begun a three-nation trip to Africa, starting in Senegal. He will also visit Tanzania and South Africa, which is focused on the worsening health of ... read more »

  • Africa:  What Does Obama's Visit Bring to Africa?

    The Star, 26 June 2013

    In recent years, the United States has increasingly been sidelined in areas of deep economic transformation in Africa because US engagement with Africa has been primarily through ... read more »

  • Africa:  President Obama's Schedule in Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania

    allAfrica.com, 25 June 2013

    Edited excerpts from a White House briefing on the schedule of President Obama's visit to west, southern and east Africa from June 26 to July 2. The briefing was by Ben Rhodes, ... read more »