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Michelle Obama visits South Africa

US President, Barrack Obama’s, wife is in South Africa. She will be visiting Johannesburg and Cape Town, after which she will visit Botswana.

She will meet with Graca Machel (wife of Nelson Mandela) and President Zuma and she will be visiting Rhode Island and the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

The aim of the trip is to advance US policies on education, health and democracy and is a continuation of her work to engage young people.

Tina Tchen, Mrs Obama’s chief of staff said – “Our trip from June 21st to June 27th is going to focus on youth leadership, education, health and wellness. It’s really a continuation of the work that Mrs. Obama has been doing on her previous trips abroad with the president where she has, throughout the trip, met with students, met with youth to encourage them to excel academically and serve and lead”

For a more detailed look at her itinery read this article.

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2 thoughts on “Michelle Obama visits South Africa

  1. I love the firstlady- that skirt of hers is so cute. I will wear it when I am visiting Nigeria. I am a USA citizen with origin in Africa. I like her humanitarian spirit- keep it up lady- Firstlady- Michelle- Cheers !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted by Mary | June 22, 2011, 20:06
  2. I love the firstlady- that skirt of hers is so cute. I will wear something similar to it when I am visiting Nigeria. I am a USA citizen with origin in Africa. I like her humanitarian spirit- keep it up lady- Firstlady- Michelle- Cheers !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted by Mary | June 22, 2011, 20:09

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