Video of Barack Obama dancing in Kenya
Former US President, Barack Obama (3rdL) with his step-grandmother Sarah (C) and half-sister, Auma (2ndR) and some of the local youth are pictured on July 16, 2018 following the unveiling of a plaque during the opening of the Sauti Kuu Resource Centre, founded by his half-sister, Auma Obama at Kogelo in Siaya county, western Kenya/ AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA
London, July 17, 2018 (AltAfrica)-The first black American president,Barack Obama visited his father’s ancestral village in Kenya’s south-western Siaya county on Monday and danced to some traditional music with his step mother in his first visit to the country since leaving office.
Obama is in Kenya to launch a youth centre set up by his half-sister Auma Obama.
President, Barack Obama (2L) poses for a photograph with local young beneficiaries on July 16, 2018 during the opening of the Sauti Kuu Resource Centre, founded by his half-sister, Auma Obama (3R) at Kogelo in Siaya county, western Kenya AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA
Kenyan television showed the former US leader pulling his step grandmother, Sarah Obama, clad in traditional garb, onto the dance floor and getting down to some music.
A friend of the kids, Obama interacts with the little ones after the inauguration of the project. / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA
Obama, was also shown touring the Sauti Kuu Centre, sporting a casual white shirt and a pair of shades. He met and interacted with kids
Jubilant locals welcoming president Obama “home” / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA
After Obama arrived in the country Sunday he met with President Uhuru Kenyatta, who tweeted “It was great to welcome you back @BarackObama.”
Welcome home brother. Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta received Obama at the presidential palace in Nairobi / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA
Obama will head to South Africa on Tuesday to give a key speech at Nelson Mandela’s centenary birthday – his first major public address since leaving office.