White House Notebook: Obama Dreams Of A Quieter Africa Trip

As he motorcades from hotel to conference room to arena in Africa, President Barack Obama has been fantasizing about a return trip to the continent after leaving office — one with more family, less fanfare and fewer people telling him where he can't go. Kenya's bustling capital of Nairobi was mostly locked down for Obama's visit, and he took many opportunities to point out the limitations of traveling with the immense security detail that accompanies an American president overseas. Out of the question was a visit to Kogelo, where his father is buried, and Obama lamented that his quality time with his Kenyan family was so limited.



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