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File photo, President Barack Obama. (Charles Dharapak, AP, File)
File photo, President Barack Obama. (Charles Dharapak, AP, File)

Washington - Barack Obama will make a long-awaited trip to Kenya later this year, visiting his father's homeland for the first time since becoming US president six years ago, the White House said on Monday.

During the long-promised visit this July, Obama will attend a Global Entrepreneurship Summit in the east African nation, a statement said.

Obama has visited Africa four times since becoming president, but has not visited the country where he still has relatives.

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