President Obama Visits Ghana

President Obama, along with his wife and two daughters, arrives for his first official visit in Africa at Ghana’s Accra airport on July 10, 2009.
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President Obama is greeted at Ghana’s Accra airport.
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A young child looks on as President Obama visits a former slave fort in Cape Coast, Ghana.
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Posters of Ghanain President John Atta Mills pictured alongside President Obama lined the streets of Accra ahead of Obama’s visit.
Newscom /The Times

Women wear dresses printed with images of President Obama and Ghana’s President Mills.
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A woman holds a bottle of water commemorating President Obama’s visit to the town of Cape Coast, Ghana.
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President Obama addresses the Ghanaian Parliament in Accra, Ghana on July 11, 2009.
Chuck Kennedy / White House Photo

Chuck Kennedy / White House Photo

President Obama and the first family return home to the White House in the early morning after a trip overseas to Russia, Europe, and Africa.
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