Posts Tagged ‘usa’

Barack Obama’s step-grandmother led celebrations in his ancestral Kenyan homeland today as he rolled to re-election and a second term in the White House. Meanwhile children at his old school in Jakarta celebrated in their classrooms as the results were announced. Sarah Onyango Obama was seen singing and dancing in Nyang’oma Kogelo village where she lives in western Kenya, some 400km north of the capital Nairobi – is also the place where the president’s late father Barack Obama was raised.

Limelight: President Barack Obama’s grandmother Sarah Hussein Obama, (more…)

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I recently stumbled on a Nigerians For Obama Twitter handle, launched on October 10 this year. “We nigerians in America (sic) want to tell Obama that we have got his back,” the inaugural tweet read. There’s nothing surprising about that — after all, Barack Obama, born of an African man, is “our son.”

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