Michelle Obama leaves for Africa, second solo trip

By REUTERS
June 20, 2011 06:06

WASHINGTON - US first lady Michelle Obama left for Africa on Sunday, embarking on her second official solo journey abroad with a goal of advancing US policies on education, health, and democracy.

The first lady will arrive on Monday in South Africa, where she will make stops in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Later in the week she will visit Botswana.


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