Former US President Barrack Obama is expected in Kenya on July 16, 2018, State House has confirmed. Obama will be in the country for only 24 hours before going to South Africa where he will deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg
The dignitaries are drawn from the business community in the United States. Kanze Dena said that the visit is expected to create jobs for Kenyan youth’s, improve innovations and improve the US-Kenya economic ties. Obama is expected to have talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta in State House before visiting his relatives K’Ogelo in Siaya County. Earlier this month, locals in K’Ogelo village were preparing to welcome him home. The residence said a team from US embassy had visited the area, Senator Barrack Obama Secondary School, Mama Sarah Obama’s home and Sauti Kuu Foundation. The Sauti Kuu Foundation is associated by Obama’s sister Auma Obama.