Welcome to Africanews

Please select your experience

Watch Live



Photos: Obama arrives in Kenya, meets Kenyatta and Odinga


<p>Former U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya, on Sunday for the first time since leaving office in 2017. Obama is visiting Kenya for the fifth time, as a private citizen.</p> <p>Obama attended a meeting at State House in Nairobi with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, his Deputy William Ruto and his half-sister Dr Auma Obama.</p> <p>He has also held talks with opposition leader Raila Odinga who recently agreed to work with Kenyatta after a prolonged and highly contested election period in 2017.</p> <p>On Monday, he will inaugurate the Sauti Kuu Foundation’s project which comprises a sport , resource and vocational training centre in Kogelo, Siaya county and later fly to South Africa, where he will deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela annual lecture in Johannesburg.</p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/49/54/495475/1024x576_bonus-Ob.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/49/54/495475/1024x576_bonus-Oba.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/49/54/495475/1024x576_bonus-Obam.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/49/54/495475/1024x576_bonus-Obarai.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/49/54/495475/1024x576_bonus-Obarail.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/49/54/495475/1024x576_bonus-Obaraill.jpg" alt="" /></p>
View more