While Sen. Barak Obama (D-IL) is seen as a rising star in U.S. politics, the same could be said in Africa. Currently on a two-week visit to the continent, Obama's appearances are meeting with excitement and anticipation. That's especially true of his visit to the Kenyan town where Obama's father was born. Melissa Block talks with Los Angeles Times Nairobi Bureau Chief Edmund Sanders, who detailed the residents' expectations.
Obama Faces Welcomes, Expectations in Africa
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