Obama poses at the wrong door for ‘slavery’

For a black American president on a tour of Africa, it seemed an obvious opportunity for a speech about the “evils of slavery”. When Barack Obama visited Senegal on Thursday, he headed for Gorée Island.

Historians pointed out however that

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Obama plans to ‘highlight racial atrocities’ on African visit

The hopeful story President Barack Obama wants to tell about Africa is represented in the first stop of his weeklong trip to re-engage the continent, in a country where democracy recently overcame an impending electoral crisis.

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Obama heads to Africa for week-long tour

GTY 158441009 A CLJ POL USA CTUS President Barack Obama and his family were headed to Senegal on Wednesday, where they will start A week-long stay in Africa.

During the trip, Obama will meet with Senegal’s President Macky Sall on Thursday, South African President Jacob Zuma … Read the rest