President Obama's step-grandmother, Mama Sarah, in a BBC interview
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Obama in Kenya: Mama Sarah hoping for presidential visit

In a matter of days US President Barack Obama will be making his first official trip to Kenya, his father's homeland.

Many are anxiously waiting to see whether he will visit his ancestral home in Kogelo, western Kenya.

The road to the village is being done up and the residents are carrying out rehearsals in case he visits.

Catherine Byaruhanga has been speaking to the President's step-grandmother, Sarah Obama, who is hoping for a presidential visit.

  • 22 Jul 2015
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