Preparations are in high gear across Kenya and security measures particularly in the capital Nairobi is perhaps at its all-time high. All these in anticipation of the first visit by a sitting U.S. President since Kenya got its independence in 1963. However what makes this particular visit all the more special, is the fact that the current U.S. President Barack Obama is a son of Kenyan father.
President is expected to visit Kenya to attend the
Besides attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, President Obama is expected to meet Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi. The two are expected to delve into discussions touching on bilateral trade between the United States and Kenya.
While those are the two confirmed items on Obama’s to-do list during his visit in Kenya, the Kenyan government has yet to get his full itinerary. Kenyans especially those from his father’s homeland in K’Ogelo in Siaya County are hoping the U.S. President will visit his father’s home.
Obama’s grandmother Sarah Obama was at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi last week. Grandma Obama lobbied for President Obama also to include a trip to …read more