Supporters and Anti-Obama demonstrators gathered on street corners during President Obama's historic visit to Africa.
Supporters wave as U.S. President Barack Obama's motorcade passesby as it arrives at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto, South Arica, June 29, 2013. President Obama is holding a town hall meeting with students. UPI/Charlie Shoemaker
President Obama looks out a prison cell window on Goree Island in Senegal on June 27, 2013. President Obama arrived in Africa Wednesday on a mission to boost investment opportunities for U.S. business, address development issues and promote democracy. (Pete Souza/White House/UPI)
South African Police disperse protesters outside Johannesburg University in Soweto before U.S. President Barak Obama's meeting with students on June 29, 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa. UPI/Charlie Shoemaker
President Obama greets Senegalese youngsters on Goree Island in Senegal on June 27, 2013. President Obama arrived in Africa Wednesday on a mission to boost investment opportunities for U.S. business, address development issues and promote democracy. (Pete Souza/White House/UPI)
A group of Muslim men pray infront of the US embassy as a large protest group rallies in Pretoria, South Arfica, in protest of US President Barack Obama's visit to South Africa on June 28, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama flies into South Africa today for a three day visit while former South African President Nelson Mandela spends his 21st day hospitalized in critical condition at the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria. UPI/Charlie Shoemaker
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