Obama family trip to Africa
First lady Michelle Obama is traveling June 21-25 in South Africa and Botswana with her daughters, Malia and Sasha, her mother, Marian Robinson, and her niece and nephew, Leslie and Avery Robinson. To see reporter Krissah Thompson’s live blog of the trip, go to http://wapo.st/flotusinafrica .
Some details of the trip:
June 21: Meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma’s wife Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma in Pretoria; visit to the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.
June 22: Obama delivers keynote address to a U.S.-sponsored Young African Women Leaders Forum in Soweto.
June 23: Meeting with U.S. consulate employees in Cape Town; visit to Robben Island, where former president Nelson Mandela was imprisoned; remarks to young people attending a workshop at the University of Cape Town.
June 24: Meet with Botswana President Ian Khama; visit to the Botswana Children’s Clinic Center of Excellence Teen Club.
June 25: Meeting with U.S. Embassy employees in Gaborone; family safari.