In Senegal, Obama Commits to Boosting Trade

On the first day of his six-day visit to Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama joined Senegalese President Macky Sall at a joint news conference where the two heads of state addressed a variety of topics ranging from gay rights to regional security and private investment.
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    allAfrica, 27 June 2013

    U.S. President Barack Obama committed himself in Dakar Thursday to  both renewing and improving the legislation which gives qualifying African countries preferential access to… Read more »

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    President Obama Visits Senegal

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    U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady MIchelle Obama are welcomed by Senegalese President Macky Sall and his wife, First Lady Marieme Faye, upon their arrival in Dakar on Wednesday night. see more »


President Macky Sall and his wife Faye Sall welcome U.S. President Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama.


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    Agence France-Presse
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    24 June 2013

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