Schedule: President Obama and the First Lady Travel in Africa

A day-by-day look at what the Obamas will be up to in Tanzania, South Africa and Senegal.

Posted: 06/27/2013 12:16 PM EDT

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama receive a bouquet as they arrive on Goree Island near Dakar, Senegal. (Photo: REUTERS/Jason Reed)

President Obama and the First Lady travel to Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania to meet with leaders from government, business, and civil society, and to reinforce U.S. commitment to expanding economic growth, investment, and trade; strengthening democratic institutions; and investing in the next generation of African leaders. WATCH: A preview of the President’s Africa trip

Thursday, June 27

·         On Thursday morning, President Obama takes part in a formal arrival ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.

·         President Obama participates in a bilateral meeting and joint press conference with President Macky Sall of Senegal.

·         President Obama participates in a meeting with regional judicial leaders on rule of law at the Supreme Court in Dakar.

·         In the afternoon, President Obama tours the Maison Des Esclaves (Slave House) Museum at Goree Island.

·         President Obama drops by a civil society event at Goree Institute.

·         President Obama participates in an Embassy meet and greet.

·         In the evening, President Obama participates in an official dinner with President Macky Sall of Senegal.

Friday, June 28

·         On Friday morning, President Obama participates in a food security event in Dakar, Senegal.

Saturday, June 29

·         On Saturday morning, President Obama takes part in a formal arrival ceremony in Pretoria.

·         President Obama participates in a bilateral meeting and joint press conference with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

·         President Obama participates in a town hall for Young African Leaders at University of Johannesburg – Soweto Campus.

·         President Obama participates in a joint Embassy and Consulate meet and greet.

·         President Obama participates in a meeting with African Union Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

·         President Obama and President Jacob Zuma of South Africa participate in an official dinner.

Sunday, June 30

·         On Sunday morning, President Obama takes part in a Consulate meet and greet.

·         President Obama visits Robben Island, the former prison where Nelson Mandela was held.

·         President Obama attends a community health center event at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Center.

·         President Obama delivers remarks in Cape Town, South Africa.

Monday, July 1

·         On Monday afternoon, President Obama takes part in a formal arrival ceremony in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

·         President Obama participates in a bilateral meeting and joint press conference with President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania.

·         In the evening, President Obama participates in a CEO roundtable and business leaders forum.

·         President Obama and President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania participate in an official dinner.

Tuesday, July 2

·         On Sunday morning, President Obama takes place in a Consulate meet and greet.

·         President Obama visits the Ubungo Power Plant.



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