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U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) arrives at Waterkloof Air Base in South Africa, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) arrives at Waterkloof Air Base in South Africa, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) arrives at Waterkloof Air Base in South Africa, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at Waterkloof Air Base in South Africa, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at Waterkloof Air Base in South Africa, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at Waterkloof Air Base in South Africa, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Protesters pray infront of the U.S. embassy during a protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Protesters pray infront of the U.S. embassy during a protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Protesters pray infront of the U.S. embassy during a protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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People pray infront of a banner depicting U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest against his visit in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

People pray infront of a banner depicting U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest against his visit in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

People pray infront of a banner depicting U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest against his visit in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Protesters take part in a protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama, in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Protesters take part in a protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama, in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Protesters take part in a protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama, in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Protesters carry placards as they protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Protesters carry placards as they protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Protesters carry placards as they protest against the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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A protester kicks a banner with the face of U.S. President Barack Obama as they protest against his visit, in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

A protester kicks a banner with the face of U.S. President Barack Obama as they protest against his visit, in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

A protester kicks a banner with the face of U.S. President Barack Obama as they protest against his visit, in Pretoria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave before entering Air Force One at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave before entering Air Force One at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave before entering Air Force One at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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U.S. presidential jet Air Force One taxies on the runway behind a Senegalese naval and police honour guard at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney

U.S. presidential jet Air Force One taxies on the runway behind a Senegalese naval and police honour guard at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney

U.S. presidential jet Air Force One taxies on the runway behind a Senegalese naval and police honour guard at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Senegalese President Macky Sall (R) watch a military band at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney

U.S. President Barack Obama and Senegalese President Macky Sall (R) watch a military band at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney

U.S. President Barack Obama and Senegalese President Macky Sall (R) watch a military band at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Senegal President Macky Sall embrace after their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Sengal. Obama's trip, his second to the continent as president, will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Senegal President Macky Sall embrace after their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Sengal. Obama's trip, his second to the continent as president, will take him to Senegal,...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Senegal President Macky Sall embrace after their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Sengal. Obama's trip, his second to the continent as president, will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Senegal President Macky Sall shake hands after their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Sengal. Obama's trip, his second to the continent as president, will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Senegal President Macky Sall shake hands after their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Sengal. Obama's trip, his second to the continent as president, will take him to...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Senegal President Macky Sall shake hands after their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Sengal. Obama's trip, his second to the continent as president, will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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U.S. President Barack Obama participates in an official dinner with Senegal's President Macky Sall (centre R) at the Presidential Palace in Dakar June 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama participates in an official dinner with Senegal's President Macky Sall (centre R) at the Presidential Palace in Dakar June 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama participates in an official dinner with Senegal's President Macky Sall (centre R) at the Presidential Palace in Dakar June 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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