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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.

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

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.

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.
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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