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Obamas to visit Tanzania

US President Barack Obama and his family will travel to Tanzania today on the last stop of their African trip.

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SA protesters clash with police ahead of Obama visit

South African riot police clashed with protesters in Soweto today shortly before a visit to the Johannesburg township by US President Barack Obama, a Reuters photographer said.

Protesters are led away by police outside the University of Johannesburg in Soweto Credit: Reuters/Dylan Martinez

Armed police fired stun grenades to disperse the crowd of 300 protesters, who had gathered outside the Soweto campus of the University of Johannesburg, where Obama was due to address a town hall meeting with students.

There has been a heavy police presence in Soweto Credit: Reuters/Dylan Martinez

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