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[Clinton] Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Africa Trip, August 3 - 14, 2009
U.S. Department of State - Secretary Clinton - Travel to Africa. The trip covers Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Liberia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cape Verde. This is the earliest trip by a U.S. Secretary of State to Africa of any administration. It is the longest foreign trip for Secretary of State Clinton's first year in office. http://www.state.gov/secretary/trvl/2009/126529.htm

New York Times - Hillary Rodham Clinton in Africa
Jeffrey Gettleman, the Nairobi bureau chief for The New York Times, followed the secretary of state on her 11-day, 7-country tour through Africa.
New York - Hillary Clinton’s Folksy Diplomacy August 16, 2009
New York Times - Clinton Ends Africa Tour, Vowing to Stay Involved August 14, 2009
New York Times - Clinton Supports President of Liberia August 13, 2009
New York T imes - Clinton’s Flash of Pique in Congo August 12, 2009
New York Times - Clinton Presents Plan to Fight Sexual Violence in Congo August 11, 2009
New York Times - Clinton Presses Congo on Minerals August 10, 2009
New York Times - Clinton Cites Progress in Angola August 9, 2009
New York Times - Clinton Seeks South African Support on Zimbabwe August 7, 2009
New York Times - Clinton Offers Assurances to Somali Government August 6, 2009
New York Times - In Africa, Clinton May Face a Kenyan Crisis August 4, 2009
New York Times - Clinton's Africa Tour to Highlight US Commitments August 3, 2009.

BBC - Crowds welcome Clinton in Liberia, August 13, 2009. Includes video
BBC - Clinton nudges Nigeria on reform, August 12, 2009.
BBC - Clinton demands end to Congo rape, August 11, 2009.
BBC - Clinton urges fair Angola polls, August 9, 2009.
BBC - Clinton meets South Africa's Zuma, August 8, 2009.
BBC - Clinton helps South Africa bloom, August 8, 2009.
BBC - Mandela meeting inspires Clinton, August 7, 2009. Includes video.
BBC - Clinton tour reaches South Africa, August 7, 2009. Includes video.
BBC - Clinton threatens Eritrea action, August 6, 2009
BBC - Clinton: Kenya must implement reforms August 5, 2009. Video speech at the 8th AGOA Conference.
BBC - Clinton urges African democracy August 5, 2009.
BBC - Hillary Clinton opens Africa tour August 5, 2009. Audio commentary by Emira Woods, foreign policy expert.
 
Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton at University of Nairobi. Video. Transcript. 55 minutes http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/clinton_university_nairobi/

African Politics Web Archive - Secretary of State Clinton's Africa Trip
Archived U.S. Department of State web site on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Africa Trip, August 3 - 14, 2009. Part of the African Politics Web Archive of the Web Archiving Service of the California Digital Library. http://webarchives.cdlib.org/sw1r785s8q/http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/clinton_university_nairobi/

Commentary.
Enough Project - Secretary Clinton's Trip to Africa August 5-14 - reports, video
Clinton in Africa: Promoting US corporate interests. By Firoze Manji 2009-08-06, Pambazuka News, Issue 445. http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/58287
Secretary of State Clinton Begins Tour of Seven African Countries, Civil Society Responds. August 4, 2009. Letter to Secretary of State Clinton signed by NGOs and individuals.



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