Kogelo

  • Watch: Kogelo village waits for Obama to take over January 19, 2009

    Excitement is in the air in the tiny village of Kogelo, where Barack Obama's father was born. .And there is hope that it’s most famous grandson will help bring progress in one of the world's most impoverished countries. ...
  • Kenya celebrates the victory of 'our brother Obama' November 6, 2008

    In Africa, Barack Obama's election victory prompted the Kenyan government to declare a national holiday. Obama's father was Kenyan and grew up in the western village of Kogelo (ko' ghello). CNNs Nkepile Mabuse (ng-keh-PEE'-leh mah-BOO'-seh) has more on the celebrations there. ...