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Obama visits slave trade castle

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President Obama and his family have been visiting the historic Cape Coast Castle in Ghana.

The seaside fortress was converted for use in the slave trade by the British in the 17th Century.

Mr Obama was accompanied by his wife, Michelle, a descendant of African slaves, and both of his young daughters.

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