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This visit is expected to be low key in the capital Nairobi unlike his previous visits where he electrified hundreds of Kenyans who lined the streets to see him as a senator in 2006 and then as president 2015.

Former President Barack Obama is making his first trip to Africa since he left the White House a year ago.

Specifically, he'll be touching down in Kenya and South Africa.

This trip will be Obama's first time revisiting the continent since leaving office in 2016.

"In South Africa, the Obama Foundation will convene 200 extraordinary young leaders from across the continent and I'll deliver a speech to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth", Obama said.

From Obama: "A true classic of world literature, this novel paints a picture of traditional society wrestling with the arrival of foreign influence, from Christian missionaries to British colonialism".

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Obama posted the list, which includes six books, on his Facebook page Friday - writing that he curated the list in anticipation of his upcoming trip to Africa, during which he will visit Kenya and South Africa.

US President Donald Trump gestures as he plays a round of golf on the Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry, the luxury golf resort of US President Donald Trump, in Turnberry, southwest of Glasgow, Scotland on July 14, 2018, during the private part of his four-day United Kingdom visit. "A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world".

Auma said her foundation aims to change mentalities of people so they realise there are opportunities they can make use of.

"Mandela's life was one of the epic stories of the 20th century".

To honor African literary traditions Obama says he finds "extraordinary", five of the six books on the list are written by authors of African descent. The list included "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe, "A Grain of Wheat" by Ngugi wa Thiong'o, "Long Walk to Freedom" by Nelson Mandela and "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Rhodes' book chronicles his time at the White House during the Obama administration.

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