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Aug. 7 2014 1:19 PM
The president closed out the final day of the first-ever conference with African leaders by calling it “an extraordinary event” with the potential to strengthen America’s ties with the continent.
Aug. 6 2014 11:08 AM
African heads of state—many outfitted in elegant, brightly colored, traditional attire—gathered under a canopy tent on the White House’s South Lawn Tuesday night for a state dinner-esque gala. They dined, mingled and did some dancing with a little help from Lionel Richie.