Obama in Ethiopia for key talks with government officials
July 27, Addis Ababa: President Barack Obama is in Ethiopia becoming the first American leader to visit Africa‘s second most populous nation.
In his two-day stay in Ethiopia, he is due to hold talks with government officials and discusses the civil war in South Sudan with regional leaders.
Obama will also be the first US president to address the 54-member African Union at its headquarters in Addis Ababa on Tuesday.
The visit will include discuss trade and security, also called for greater human rights and warned of the dangers of corruption.
The US president was greeted at Addis Ababa’s international airport by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.
Obama is due to discuss ways to bring South Sudan‘s 19-month-old civil war to an end on Monday.
The Oslo Times