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Obama pays tribute to his grandmother, Sarah Obama, who died at 99

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former President Barack Obama on Monday mourned his paternal step-grandmother, Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama, who died at the age of 99 at a hospital in Kisumu, Kenya.
"My family and I are mourning the loss of our beloved grandmother, Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama, affectionately known to many as 'Mama Sarah' but known to us as 'Dani' or Granny," he wrote in a tweet. "We will miss her dearly, but we'll celebrate with gratitude her long and remarkable life."
Sarah Obama, known as Mama Sarah, spent decades raising money to educate girls and orphans, and was honored by the...
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Sarah Onyango Obama, Ex-President's Stepgrandmother, Dies at 99

Sarah Onyango Obama, Ex-President's Stepgrandmother, Dies at 99

22 days ago   |   By NY Times

Known widely among Kenyans as Mama Sarah, Ms. Obama was seen as the matriarch of Barack Obama's extended family in Africa.
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Obama family matriarch has died in a Kenyan hospital at 99

22 days ago   |   By Washington Times

NAIROBI, Kenya - Sarah Obama, the matriarch of former U.S. President Barack Obama's Kenyan family has died, relatives and officials confirmed Monday. She was at least 99 years old. Mama Sarah, as the step-grandmother of the former U.S. president was fondly called, promoted education for girls and orphans in ...
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Barack Obama's grandmother Mama Sarah Onyango Obama has died at the age of 99

Barack Obama's grandmother Mama Sarah Onyango Obama has died at the age of 99

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former President Barack Obama's step-grandmother Sarah Onyango Obama has reportedly passed away at a hospital in Kenya at the age of 99.
Known as Mama Sarah , she passed away early on Monday at a hospital in the city of Kisumu in western Kenya, her daughter Marsat Onyango told the Daily Nation newspaper.
A family spokesperson told the BBC that she had been unwell for a week but did not die from COVID-19.
Mama Sarah shot to national fame in Kenya upon Barack Obama's election as president in 2008. Tourists would visit Kogelo, the village where she lived, and often...
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