Tanzania

Women from a welcoming group wearing skirts and shawls with the face of U.S. President Barack Obama prepare for him to depart from the Julius Nyerere airport at the end of the final leg of his weeklong visit to Africa, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Obama on Monday courted African business leaders and announced new trade initiatives to open up East Africa's markets to American businesses, as he sought to counter the rise of Chinese economic influence in the growing continent.

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Women from a welcoming group wearing skirts and shawls with the face of US President Barack Obama prepare for him to depart from the Julius Nyerere airport, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Tuesday, at the end of the final leg of his week-long visit to Africa. Mr Obama on Monday courted African business leaders and announced trade initiatives to open up East Africa’s markets to American businesses, as he sought to counter the rise of Chinese economic influence in the continent.

President Barack Obama shakes hands and meets Tanzanians during an official arrival ceremony hosted by Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete and First lady Salma Kikwete in Dar Es Salaam

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US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Tanzanians during an official arrival ceremony hosted by Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete and First lady Salma Kikwete in Dar Es Salaam.

US President Obama in Senegal...epa03764580 A man cleans the red carpet leading to Air Force One in preparation for a departure ceremony for US President Barack Obama in Dakar, Senegal, 28 June 2013. Obama will visit South Africa and Tanzania next before concluding his tour of Africa.  EPA/TANYA BINDRA

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A man cleans the red carpet leading to Air Force One in preparation for a departure ceremony for US President Barack Obama in Dakar on Friday. Mr Obama will visit South Africa and Tanzania next before concluding his tour of Africa Read more