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First Lady and Family Arrive in Africa

June 21st, 2011 - By TheEditor
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(BBC News) — US First Lady Michelle Obama has received a warm welcome in South Africa at the start of a two-nation tour.  She is travelling with her mother, two daughters and nephews on a trip to champion the importance of youth leadership across Africa.  Mrs Obama is expected to visit Soweto and Robben Island where ex-President Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his 27 years in jail.  She is also due to meet current leader Jacob Zuma before going to Botswana.

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