Village, birthplace of president's father, first came under spotlight 10 years ago, when Barack Obama became a United States senator
U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting Kenya, the country of his father's birth, for the first time since becoming president. VOA's Mohammed Yusuf traveled to the Obama family's ancestral homeland, a small village in western Kenya, to see how its residents have benefited from their association with the U.S. president.
Kenya’s 2015 Economic Survey shows the informal sector employed 11.8 million people last year -- working in small and often unregulated businesses. VOA's Lenny Ruvaga profiles an artisanal businessman in the informal sector about his challenges and what he hopes comes out of the visit from U.S. President Barack Obama and the global entrepreneurship conference that Obama will attend in late July.
President begins Kenya visit with speech at Global Entrepreneurship Summit highlighting continent's fast-pace growth benefiting those in poverty, middle class
Request follows incident in Ohio, in which volunteer guard — offering help in wake of Tennessee shootings — accidentally discharged his rifle
More than 6,000 athletes from 165 countries have gathered in Los Angeles for the Special Olympics, a competition for people with intellectual disabilities. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan has a preview of the games, which open Saturday night.
More than 6,000 athletes from 165 countries have gathered in Los Angeles for the games, a competition for people with intellectual disabilities
U.S. President Barack Obama received a warm welcome upon his arrival Friday in Kenya. This is the first time Obama is visiting his late father's homeland since 2006 when he visited as a U.S. senator. As VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports, Obama was greeted by Kenya's president at the airport, and enjoyed dinner with his Kenyan relatives soon after landing in Nairobi.
United States is already training Ukrainian national guard units; 'small unit training' of regular troops in western Ukraine will begin this fall
Latest batch of images from July 14 flyby includes back-lit view with sun, located more than 3B miles away, shining around and through planet's atmosphere
Wall Street Journal report contends some US officials hoped Jonathan Pollard's release would give US-Israeli relations a lift
Critics in the US say the deal would do too little to protect human rights, the environment and US jobs
William Ruto tells VOA's 'Africa 54' that he expects trip to increase US investment in Kenya
US secretary of state will also confer with Russia's FM on combating Islamic State militants in Syria
Secretary-general says no major deals will be completed until FIFA's future is clearer — after Sepp Blatter is replaced as president next year
'Conversations' exhibit features 109 African artworks from the museum and 62 African-American art pieces from Bill and Camille Cosby’s collection
The US hopes that more localized efforts will yield better results in the fight against IS militants as Turkey and Syria's government join the fight
Secretary of State says if Congress disapproves of Iranian nuclear deal, it will undermine President Barack Obama's ability to act throughout the world
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