Obama in Ghana
US President Barack Obama (L), along with First Lady Michelle Obama (R) and daughters Sasha (2nd R) and Malia (2nd L) disembark from Air Force One upon arrival in Accra, Ghana. Obama arrived in Ghana on Friday on his first trip to sub-Saharan African since taking office to a red carpet welcome with thousands lining the streets to catch a glimpse of America's first black president.
Obama (R) greets Ghana's President John Atta Mills and his wife Ernestina Naadu
U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in Ghana's capital Accra July 10, 2009. Obama flew into Ghana on Friday on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office as the first African American president of the United States
woman waves a U.S. flag as she waits for the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama outside Kotoka International Airport in Ghana July 10, 2009.
People from the Biafra community shout slogans and wave flags as they wait for the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama outside Kotoka International Airport in Ghana July
U.S. President Barack Obama gestures next Atta Mills at the castle for breakfast
Presidents meet at castle
Group Picture: L to R: Mrs & Mr mahama, Mrs & Mr Kufuor, Obama, Mrs & Mr Rawlings
U.S. President Barack Obama holds a baby as U.S. first lady Michelle Obama watches
The US leader holds a baby at a hospital in Accra
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visit the La General Hospital in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, July 11, 2009
President Barack Obama walks with Ghana President John Atta Mills, right, at the Presidential Palace in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, July 11, 2009. In his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office, President Barack Obama is seeking to lift up the continent of his ancestors _ while keeping its emotions in check
Obama is accompanied by Speaker of Parliament Joyce Bamford-Addo, center, as he greets the crowd following his address to the Ghanaian Parliament
Obama addresses the Ghanaian Parliament
A tour guide shows a cannon ball to U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and his daughters Sasha (C) and Malia Obama during their tour of the Cape Coast Castle,
A US Secret Service Counter Sniper Team watches a helicopter landing zone in Cape Coast, Ghana 11 July 2009
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A crowd forms as President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia arrive to tour the Cape Coast Castle in Cape Coast, Ghana, Saturday, July 11,
A helicopter flies near a billboard depicting Ghana's President John Atta Mills and U.S. President Barack Obama i
A Ghanaian policeman stands guard in front of poster of U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama ahead of their departure from the airport
Ghanaian supporters wave U.S. and Ghana flags as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a departure ceremony at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana Saturday, July 11, 2009.
Barack Obama listens as Ghanaian President John Atta Mills deliver remarks during a departure ceremony
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Only a year ago, Felix Afriyie was an ordinary school boy, if anything, a little on the shy side. But the moment Barack Obama came into the limelight as candidate for the American presidential elections, Felix's life started to change. "Even in school, my mates, my teachers, my seniors and even my juniors call me Obama in school." Felix said.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave before boarding Air Force One after they participated in a departure ceremony at the airport