Obama in Senegal for first leg of three-country Africa trip

  • by: JULIE PACE , AP White House Correspondent
  • Updated: June 27, 2013 - 4:35 PM

DAKAR, Senegal — President Barack Obama opened a weeklong trip to Africa on Wednesday, a three-country visit aimed at overcoming disappointment on the continent over the first black U.S. president's lack of personal engagement during his first term.

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