12 Things You Should Know About Obama’s First Presidential Trip To Kenya

Written by Keren Mikva

In July, U.S. President Barack Obama plans to travel to Nairobi, Kenya — his first trip there as president. Though Kenya and the U.S. have long been allies, Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta have never met on the latter’s home turf. The White House announced in late March that Obama would make the visit, and has since reaffirmed the travel plans in the wake of the al-Shabaab attack at the Garissa University College in Kenya. Here are 12 things you need to know about Obama’s first presidential trip to Kenya.

Sources: TownHall.com, TheIndianPanorama.com, ForeignPolicy.com, TheGuardian.com, Nation.co.ke, FoxNews.com, Forbes.com