Family of Barack Obama

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 8th, 2013
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Malik Obama and Barack Obama have the same father but different mother. | AP Photo President Barack Obama’s half-brother Malik Obama has lost bid to be a governor in Kenya. Malik Obama lost the gubernatorial election, finishing a distant third in the race to run Siaya County, an area in western Kenya...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 17th, 2013
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President Barack Obama’s Kenyan half brother has launched his own political career by announcing his intention to run for a Kenyan county gubernatorial seat in the upcoming March 4 elections. Malik Obama, 54, who shares a father with the US president, told AFP in an interview late on Wednesday that t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Nov 7th, 2012
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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 si...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 6th, 2012
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The step-grandmother of U.S. President Barack Obama sustained minor injuries in a car accident in western Kenya. Officials say Sarah Obama suffered bruises and shock after the car she was in rolled over on Saturday night. Relatives say the 90-year-old woman was traveling to her home in the village of...
By benim
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Sep 29th, 2011
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Barack Obama’s illegal immigrant uncle was in court today for a hearing over allegations he almost collided with a police car whilst drunk driving. Onyango Obama allegedly stifled laughter at the huge media presence before a Massachusetts judge told him to return to court on November 17. Obama, 67, h...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 29th, 2011
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Barack Obama’s ‘Uncle Omar’ is being held on suspicion of being in the U.S. illegally after allegedly being caught drink-driving. Onyango Obama, 67, narrowly avoided crashing his 4×4 into a police car while over the limit, prosecutors claimed. He is a long-lost relative of the ...
By benim
In News
May 13th, 2011
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An Al Qaeda affiliate has issued a threat against US President Barack Obama’s step-grandmother, who lives in Kenya. Authorities in the African country have given her additional security. Al Shabaab, the Somalia-based branch of al-Qaeda, has allegedly threatened to harm Sarah Obama, 88. “W...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Mar 2nd, 2011
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A possible Republican presidential candidate suggested in a radio interview that President Barack Obama’s childhood in Kenya shaped his world-view – even though Mr Obama did not visit Kenya until he was in his 20s. Barack Obama is seen playing in the ocean as a child in an undated family snapsh...