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Posted byon July 2, 2013 at 4:35 PM EST
President Obama visits the Ubungo Symbion Power Plant in Dar es Salaam to highlight a new initiative called Power Africa, which aims to double the number of people across the continent who have access to power.
Posted byon July 1, 2013 at 5:05 PM EST
President Obama travels to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the third and final stop on his three-country trip to Africa.
Posted byon June 28, 2013 at 4:29 PM EST
It was a busy week at the White House. President Obama met with business leaders to discuss immigration reform, which was passed by the Senate on Thursday, answered students' questions about student loan interest rates, made a speech about curbing climate change, remarked on the Supreme Court DOMA ruling, and traveled to Africa for a three-country tour beginning in Senegal.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 5:33 PM EST
The White House hosted a Google+ Hangout today to discuss science, engineering, and entrepreneurial skills and how they can improve the lives of the global poor.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 5:27 PM EST
The First Lady recounts her experience at Goree Island.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 3:30 PM EST
In Senegal, President Obama meets with President Mackey Sall, discusses the importance of the rule of law with regional judicial leaders, and visits Goree Island
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 10:30 AM EST
Yesterday, President Obama, his family, and the U.S. delegation traveled to Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania, as part of our commitment to invest in Africa’s development and its people. It is my first trip to these countries, and I look forward to meeting new faces from each country.
Posted byon March 28, 2013 at 3:56 PM EST
President Obama and the visiting leaders discussed how the United States can expand our partnership to support their efforts to strengthen democratic institutions and promote economic opportunity, both in their countries and across sub-Saharan Africa.
Posted byon February 5, 2013 at 6:00 AM EST
Kenya's upcoming elections represent a historic opportunity for Kenyans. In this video, President Obama encourages all Kenyans to stand together.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 5:00 PM EST
Here's a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.