The First Lady's Trip to Africa
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First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to South Africa and Botswana during an official visit to Africa from June 20 – 26 focused on youth leadership, education, health and wellness.

The trip is a continuation of Mrs. Obama’s work to engage young people, especially girls and young women, at home and abroad.


First Lady Michelle Obama is calling on young people at home, in Africa, and around the world to follow the trip and connect with each other.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Pretoria, South Africa

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa

Thursday, June 23, 2011
Cape Town, South Africa

Friday, June 24, 2011
Gaborone, Botswana

Saturday, June 25, 2011
Gaborone, Botswana

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Gaborone, Botswana

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