President Obama and South African President Jacob Zume speak at a news conference in Pretoria on Saturday. Click image to enlarge.
President Barack Obama continued to play second fiddle to Nelson Mandela in the South African press on Saturday.
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But, his visit was the lead story in international media like the BBC and The New York Times.
Obama, speaking at a news conference with South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria on Saturday, was full of praise for the ailing Nobel Peace Prize co-winner.
“Madiba’s historic courage, [and] this country’s historical transition to a free and democratic nation has been a personal inspiration to me,” he said.
“And it has been an inspiration to the world … and it continues to be.”