President Barack Obama to Visit Kenya in July

 / Updated  / Source: NBC News
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a joint news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the East Room of the White House in Washington March 24, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron GARY CAMERON / Reuters

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President Barack Obama will visit Kenya in July for a meeting on global business development, the White House announced Monday.

The president, whose father was from Kenya, will visit the country as part of the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

The conference of business leaders, government officials and entrepreneurs has been taking place annually since 2009.

This will be his fourth trip to sub-Saharan Africa during his presidency.

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