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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, left, watches as President Barack Obama signs a guest book after arriving at Kenyatta International Airport

Welcome home, 'son': Barack Obama lands in Kenya

Mr Obama’s visit has required a huge security operation, with Kenyan troops patrolling Nairobi and several US military aircraft spotted flying above the city

The two lions chased the kudu onto the road before devouring its prey

Footage of two lions hunting a kudu in Kruger National Park goes viral

The two lions chased the kudu onto the road before devouring its prey
A newly finished t-shirt displaying the image of U.S. President Barack Obama is seen at a small workshop in the Kibera slums

President Obama in Kenya: His name sells in the homeland of his father – and his extended family members are cashing in

On the eve of his visit, obsession with the US President shines a light on those who have benefited most

Roger Federer travels to Malawi to see progress of the preschool built through his charity foundation

Tennis star has helped build 50 preschools so far and hopes to reach one million children

Security experts had spoken to CNN about the risk posed by al-Shabaab militants

Kenyans ridicule US network CNN on Twitter for 'hotbed of terror' report

'Obama is not just heading to his father's homeland, but to a hotbed of terror'

A robber wearing a large hat could be seen holding the security guard at gunpoint

Google Street View captures security guard being held up at gunpoint in South Africa

The unfolding robbery was photographed by the passing Google car

A mural of President Obama, created by the Kenyan graffiti artist Bankslave, at the GoDown Arts Centre in Nairobi

President Obama in Kenya: Prodigal son returns - but can he bring much needed change to his father's homeland?

Amid the preparations, Kenyans are looking to Mr Obama to press their President on corruption that has allowed terror to flourish and civil and human rights abuses

Airforce One

President Barack Obama's Kenya visit details 'leaked' in airline email

Kenyan Airways official reportedly sent times Nairobi's airports would be closed for US president's arrival and departure to airline staff and customers

King Mohammed VI, head of the Moroccan government

Morocco bans young people from travelling to Tunisia in case they 'slip away' and join jihadists

It has been warned that a growing number of Moroccans are being lured to Libya and Syria

Evgeny Lebedev, patron of Space for Giants, with the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, as he signs up to the Giants Club

Kenya signs up to Giants Club to protect African elephants from illegal poaching trade

Some 100,000 elephants have been killed across Africa in the past three years

Women walk past a burning barricade set up by protesters in the Nyakabiga district of Bujumbura as violence rocked the capital during voting

Burundi election: Fears of 'chaos and uncertainty' grip East African nation following poll marked by killing and intimidation

President stages 'masquerade election' to secure a highly controversial third term in a country traumatised by its blood-thirsty past

A soldier attempts to rub off the indelible ink after casting his vote in Burundi's presidential election

Burundi elections: 'Don't film me' voters tell reporters as they wash off ink after casting vote

African Union has declared the situation in the country 'not conducive for credible, transparent, free and fair elections'

Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre is escorted by prison guards into the courtroom for the first proceedings of his trial by the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar on July 20, 2015

Hissene Habre trial: Former Chad dictator dragged out of court as hearing descends into chaos

The deposed president is being tried for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 23 in Cameroon village

More than 80 militants reportedly stormed the village, its second attack in two weeks

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