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Africa’s Leaders Welcomed by Local Children

On August 28th, approximately 80 children from Tobe Elementary School’s 5th grade class and Yokohama Boy Scout Troop 132 welcomed dignitaries and leaders from several African countries at Pacifico Yokohama for TICAD7.

Despite the rainy weather, the children greeted the greeted the guests cheerfully in English, holding welcome banners and flags of various African countries. The guests warmly received the children’s welcome, looking for the flag of their home country and taking pictures with the children.