In Pictures: Kenyans line up on streets to see President Barack Obama


Obama In Kenya
All in efforts to see Obama

Hundreds of Kenyans lined the streets of Nairobi with hopes of seeing U.S. President Barack Obama who is on a three-day visit to the country.

While Obama’s itinerary provides no opportunity for him to meet directly with the public, Kenyans – being a curios lot – lined up near the U.S. Embassy Bomb Blast Memorial Park hoping to see the world’s most powerful leader.

Here are some of the pictures that define Kenyans’ curiosity;

 

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Security officers guard the area near Bomb Blast Memorial Park
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Masai Morans entertain crowd near Bomb Blast Memorial Park

 

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Both the young and the old turn up to see President Obama

 

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Man climbs tree to catch a glimpse of President Obama at the Bomb blast Memorial Park

 

Obama In Kenya
All in efforts to see President Obama

 

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Saving ‘Obama Moments’ for future generations

 

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