Demonstrators against Obama's policies on Cuba and Afghanistan were marching to the U.S. Embassy in Johannesburg as he left for South Africa, where a visit to the ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela has not been ruled out, according to the AP.
Supporters welcome President Barack Obama to Senegal along his motorcade route in Dakar Thursday. The national slogan, printed on the wall behind them, reads "One People, One Goal, One Faith."
President Barack Obama praised Senegal as "one of the most stable democracies in Africa" at the presidential palace in Dakar.
The leaders hosted a bilateral press conference at the palace before touring the country.
American first lady Michelle Obama and Marieme Faye Sall, first lady of Senegal, visit the all-girls Martin Luther King Middle School in Dakar Thursday.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama look out from the Door of No Return. The door, what African slaves once passed through when they were shipped off the continent, was part of their tour at the House of Slaves on Goree Island.
A young girl waits at a barricade as President Barack Obama tours the House of Slaves.
President Barack Obama greets locals on Goree Island.
Nimna Diayte, head of the Senegalese Federation of Corn Producers, answers President Barack Obama's questions at a food expo Friday in Dakar aimed at highlighting food security and nutrition.
President Barack Obama touches rice crops while meeting with farmers, innovators, and entrepreneurs whose new methods and technologies are improving the lives of small farmers throughout West Africa.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart for South Africa from Dakar aboard Air Force One.