The Huffington Post   First Posted: 09/11/09 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 02:45 PM ET

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Kenya on Tuesday for the first part of a seven-nation tour of Africa. Clinton will also visit South Africa, Angola, Congo, Nigeria, Liberia and Cape Verde, meeting with top African officials and offering continuing support to nations recovering from conflict.

See updated photos of Hillary's trip to Africa.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with former Nigerian heads of state Shehu Shagari, left, and General Yakubu Gowon, center, in Abuja, Nigeria Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. Clinton, on the fifth stop of a seven-nation tour of Africa, urged oil-rich Nigeria to embrace broad political reform and ease tensions that have led to sectarian violence and disrupted energy production in the Niger Delta. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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