Remember When Obama Won and Africa Celebrated? We Do...

November 4 marked the 10th anniversary of Barack Obama's election. During a 2009 interview, the former U.S. leader responded to questions from readers, which included how the continent could benefit from U.S. relations, whether he prioritised certain African regions over others and what kind of balance was required between offering aid and investment.

Kenyans Celebrate Election of Barack Obama - November 5, 2008

PHOTO ESSAYS: Kenyans Celebrate Election of Barack Obama - November 5, 2008

Residents of Kogelo village in western Kenya erupt in joy on Wednesday November 5, East African time, upon hearing that their "son" had been elected President of the United States.


Barack Obama speaks to the crowd at the departure ceremony at Accra airport in Ghana (file photo).


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