Kenyan disappointment: As Obama skips visit to ancestral home

USA121108AA001NAIROBI— As it became evident President Obama would not visit his ancestral home, disbelief and disappointment raged among residents in the small village of Kogelo.

"I am very disappointed that Obama is not coming," said Kennedy Ochieng, 35, who lives in Kogelo, where expectations and excitement had been running high for weeks. "I have been waiting to see him since the last time he visited as a senator. I wonder why he should visit the village as a senator and not as a president."


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