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Obama’s Step-Grandmother Dies in Hospital

Former US President, Barack Obama’s step-grandmother, Sarah Obama has died at a hospital in Kenya at the age of 99.

According to her daughter, Marsat, She died early on Monday at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Hospital in the Western town of Kisumu,

Report Says Her family is making arrangements to have her buried on Monday at a cemetery in the town.

She was fondly referred to as Granny Sarah by the former president.

Mrs Obama defended her grandson during the US elections when he was said to be Muslim and not born in the US.

She was the third and youngest wife of the former president’s grandfather.

BBC.

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