President Barack Obama gestures while speaking at a business forum aimed at increasing investment in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)
Complete Coverage of President Barack Obama's Trip to Africa
(AURN) -- President Obama has left for the U.S. following a week long trip to Africa. The last country visited was Tanzania, and he leaves with hopes for a better day in the impoverished East African nation of Dar es Salaam.
Dakar, Senegal (AURN) -- American Urban Radio Networks' White House Correspondent April Ryan captures video of the House of Slaves (Maison des Esclaves) and its "Door of No Return".
April Ryan traveled to Senegal during President Obama's 2013 to Africa. While in Senegal she spoke with inventors who have created a fertilization device to improve the efficiency of planting and growing fortified foods.
April Ryan spoke with a Senegalese man working with Feed the Future. As Senegalese leaders identify particular health deficiencies in their population, programs like "Feed the Future" are making the resources to solve these health issues more readily available.
April Ryan traveled to Senegal and spoke with businessmen on the brink of a growing trend for the area, fortified rice. These men showed April how their fusion still contains all natural vitamins and minerals and helps to sustain healthier communities.
April Ryan interviews Fatima, a business owner in Senegal who expresses her excitement about President Barack Obama travelling to the country.
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