South Africa

Obama Traveling To South Africa Today

Latest stop on African trip

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DAKAR, SENEGAL — President Barack Obama leaves Senegal Friday for South Africa, continuing a three-nation Africa trip designed to signal a more robust U.S. engagement with the continent.  

Obama's final day in Senegal is about one of his key policy priorities for the continent—enhancing food security.

He will attend an event with business leaders and agricultural ministers from West Africa and elsewhere on the continent.