Obama says Kenya and other African nations will never thrive if their citizens can't count on the government to deliver services fairly, regardless of their tribal background or ability to pay bribes.
The Illinois Democrat made his comments Monday before an audience of about 600 people at the University of Nairobi in his father's homeland.
Obama is winding down his four-nation tour of Africa, which began August 18th in South Africa.
Tuesday, he'll go on a private visit to the world-famous Masai Mara game reserve in southern Kenya, followed by a visit to Djibouti and then on to Chad on Saturday.
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