Kenya: High Expectations in Obama's Ancestral Village

Officials in Kogelo, the ancestral home of President Barack Obama's father and his grandmother, Sarah, say his first term placed the once sleepy village on the world map but Obama still needs to do more for them in terms of development.

  • Kenya:   Kogello's High Expectations

    The Star, 9 November 2012

    EXPECTATIONS are high in Kogello after US President Barrack Obama was reelected. Kogello is the ancestral home of Obama's father and his grandmother Sarah. Councillor Okeyo Omedo,… Read more »

Obama's half-brother, Malik Abango (center right) watching his acceptance speech after the 2008 election.

A giant billboard of Obama along Nairobi Road, Kisumu.

  • Kenya:   Twins Named After Obama, Romney

    The Star, 9 November 2012

    A woman who gave birth to twins at Siaya District Hospital has named them after the reelected US President Barack Obama and Republican party loser Mitt Romney. Read more »

  • Kenya:   Citizens Celebrate Obama Win

    The Star, 8 November 2012

    Kenyans yesterday joined the rest of the world to celebrate Obama's election victory. In Mombasa, residents welcomed President Obama's win, with many saying it further positions… Read more »

  • Tanzania:   Obama's Re-Election Excites Many in Dar

    Daily News, 8 November 2012

    TANZANIAN politicians, academics, analysts and the public have roundly welcomed re-election of US President Barack Obama, saying the country can learn a lot from the just ended… Read more »