Kenya : Obama's Grandmother to cook for President on Historical Kenya trip to Africa

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Obama's Grandmother to cook for President on Kenya trip


Nairobi (AFP) - President Barack Obama's Kenyan grandmother, known as Mama Sarah, vowed Friday to cook a traditional meal for her grandson when he visits the East African nation, the birthplace of his father, later this month ...





US President Barack Obama's grandmother -- known as Mama Sarah -- lives in the small village of Kogelo in western Kenya (AFP Photo/Simon Maina)


http://news.yahoo.com/obamas-grandmother-cook-president-kenya-trip-131344736.html



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Kenya to welcome Obama 'home' to a continent that feels ignored


KOGELO, Kenya (Reuters) - When Barack Obama visits Africa this month, he will be welcomed by a continent that had expected closer attention from a man they claim as their son, a sentiment felt acutely in the Kenyan village where the 44th U.S. president's father is buried ...



A security guard walks past a wall mural depicting U.S. President Barack Obama outside the Go-Down Art Centre in Kenya's capital Nairobi, July 17, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya


http://news.yahoo.com/kenya-welcome-obama-home-continent-feels-ignored-111107254.html?nf=1


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Obama departs for Kenya, returning to his father's homeland


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama departed for Kenya on Thursday, his first trip to his father's homeland as U.S. president, kicking off a swing through Africa that will also include a stop in Ethiopia ...



President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One for a trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit both countries. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)


http://news.yahoo.com/obama-departs-kenya-returning-fathers-homeland-002958233.html


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Kenya lockdown as Obama comes to talk security, trade


Nairobi (AFP) - The streets of the Kenyan capital were empty on Friday afternoon ahead of US President Barack Obama's arrival, with a massive security operation under way to protect him from Al-Qaeda-linked Somali militants ...



Police officers patrol along a street in Kenya's capital Nairobi on July 24, 2015, ahead of the visit of US President Barack Obama (AFP Photo/Simon Maina)


http://news.yahoo.com/obama-leaves-us-africa-trip-kenya-ethiopia-004207879.html


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Obama returns to Kenya, reunites with father's family


NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Fulfilling the hopes of millions of Kenyans, Barack Obama returned to his father's homeland Friday for the first time as U.S. president, a long sought visit by a country that considers him a local son ...





U.S. President Barack Obama is hugged by his half-sister Auma Obama, left, accompanied by Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, right, as he arrives at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, July 24, 2015. Obama began his first visit to Kenya as U.S. president Friday.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)


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Obama dines with Kenyan family


Nairobi (AFP) - US President Barack Obama's gathered with members of his extended family in Nairobi Friday, kicking off a two day visit to his father's native Kenya ...



US President Barack Obama sits alongside his step-grandmother, Mama Sarah (L) and half-sister Auma Obama (R), during a gathering of family at his hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, July 24, 2015 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)





http://news.yahoo.com/obama-dines-kenyan-family-201314075.html



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US President Obama says 'Africa is on the move'


Nairobi (AFP) - US President Barack Obama said Saturday "Africa is on the move", as he praised the spirit of entrepreneurship at a business summit in Kenya during his first visit to the country of his father's birth since his election as president.

"I'm proud to be the first US president to visit Kenya, and obviously this is personal for me. My father came from these parts."




Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama signs a guest book as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi July 24, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst



US President Barack Obama gestures while giving a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at the United Nations Compound in Nairobi on July 25, 2015 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)



http://news.yahoo.com/us-president-obama-says-africa-move-081812424.html


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Having some fun (Lipala), good for you, Mr. President ... :up:


Watch President Obama Break out Some Smooth Dance Moves During Historic Trip to Kenya


... Though we’d love to imagine a world where Obama arrived in Kenya already knowing how to Lipala, there’s footage of Sauti Sol inviting Obama down from the head table and giving him some brief instructions on how to master the moves ...





http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/07/obama-dance-kenya-lipala

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