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On a near 90-degree night Tuesday, Selfridge and his trusty hankie worked overtime as the chief of protocol shook dozens of very important hands, trekking up and down the red carpet as the White House welcomed 51 African leaders and their plus-ones.
From left, Swaziland King Mswati III, South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Djbouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, South Africa President Jacob Zuma and other African leaders listen to President Obama in Washington on Tuesday.
King Mswati III of Swaziland and Queen Inkhosikati LaMbikiza arrive at Andrews Air Force Base on Aug. 3 to attend the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
Two government critics in Swaziland have been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of contempt of court for publishing articles lamenting alleged threats to judicial independence in the southern African kingdom.
Updated: Sun Aug 17, 2014 02:55 pm
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