Obama's Hometown in Africa Erupts in Celebration

 - Nov 5, 2008
References: cnn
From Kansas to Kenya, Barack Obama supporters from around the world are cheering the result of the November 4th U.S. Election that saw the first black American elected to the White House.

CNN.com reports there was an eruption of celebration in K'Ogelo, Kenya where some of Obama's family - a grandmother, half-brother and other relatives - celebrated the young U.S. Democrat's historic Presidential win. According to the online news outlet, K'Ogelo is Obama's ancestral home and the woldwide epicenter of Obamamania.

In Washington, thousands of excited revelers gathered in the streets near the White House in Washington to celebrate and congratulated the President-elect.