After attending local elementary and secondary schools, she secured a scholarship to attend university in Germany. Please share yours. [2] She also studied at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin. "This is our Covid-19 response in Kenya. While there, she helped her mother, Kezia, to relocate from Kenya to the UK. She also introduced her brother before his public address at the Kasarani indoor arena: an opportunity many would have wanted to have. Even with her dance video going viral, Auma maintained that it was not all fun and games as she responded to reports of Kenyans having been killed as a result of police violence during the curfew, including a 13-year-old boy who was killed on his balcony by a bullet.

She revealed that it was her daughter who pushed her to post something positive. [11], Obama is a member of the World Future Council. Kenyan lives matter!" Obama revealed that she wanted to brighten up people's days, away from the doom and gloom that has engulfed the world thanks to …

Nabiswa. Obama serves as the executive chairwoman of Sauti Kuu Foundation (Strong Voices Foundation), a non-profit organisation that helps orphans and other young people struggling with poverty in Kenya.

After attending local elementary and secondary schools, she secured a scholarship to attend university in Germany. 60. She studied German at … AUMA OBAMA. [4][5][6] She is the older half-sister of Barack Obama. Enough of that, here are photos of her and her daugthter Akinyi Manners. [citation needed], "Why Auma holds special place in her famous brother's life", "Studentin in der Bundesrepublik: Wie Auma Obama mit Deutschland haderte", "Barack Obama's stepmother, Kezia Obama, is granted British citizenship", "Barack Obama: My stepson, the president", "All That Glitters Isn't GoldAuma Obama's Nightmare of Postunification Germany", "President Obama's British Step-mom, Kezia Obama, proud her son is meeting Queen", "Auma Obama on Her Famous Brother, Their Instant Connection and Her New Memoir", "Prizes of the Foundation: International TÜV Rheinland Global Compact Award", "International TÜV Rheinland Global Compact Award im Überblick", Profile at the Auma Obama Foundation (Sauti Kuu Foundation), As K’Ogelo readies to receive Barack Obama, Malik unmoved, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Auma_Obama&oldid=985976512, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Community activist, sociologist, journalist, author, This page was last edited on 29 October 2020, at 02:09. Did I also mention that she got to ride inside “the beast” with him? Although they were raised in different continents and under different circumstances, Barack and Maya, and Auma, all share a passion for education and helping others in need. pic.twitter.com/kTflyRVpxc, Auma Obama pictured at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) with his half-brother former US President Barack Obama in Nairobi on July 24, 2015, Auma Obama shares a light moment with her half-brother former US President Barack Obama at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on July 26, 2015, Kenyans.co.ke   ©   2020   All Rights Reserved, Obama's Sister Goes Viral Dancing With Daughter [VIDEO], Uhuru's Cousin Declares Networth After Appointment, Bus Bursts into Flames on Mombasa-Nairobi Highway, Waititu's Ksh280M Failed Project Relaunched at Ksh3.9B, EXCLUSIVE: ICC Breaks Silence on Claims of Lawyer Implicating Ruto, Ruto-Allied Politician Shot, Dumped at Ngong Forest, Doctors Recommend Lockdown Ahead of Uhuru's Crisis Meeting, Couple Appeals for Help after Giving Birth to Quadruplets, Ruto: I am Postponing Rallies Over Covid-19, 12 More Die of Covid-19 as Daily Cases Drop, Gov Ngilu Drives Uhuru in a Pick-Up [VIDEO]. [7] Obama's final project at the Film Academy was the twenty-minute film All That Glitters (1993), which blends genre conventions in depicting the vulnerability of black lives in post-unification Germany. Their fashion sense is really on point. [2][9] In 2007, Obama and Akinyi relocated to Kenya.

She studied German at Heidelberg University from 1981 until 1987. [5] Kezia was granted British citizenship in 2011. 1997). Until recently not many people knew who Auma Obama was.

[4], In 1996, Obama married an Englishman, Ian Manners. After her graduation from Heidelberg, she went on for graduate studies at the University of Bayreuth, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1996. [12] At the award ceremony, she received the solely made for the award bronze sculpture ‘Der Griff nach den Sternen’ (Reaching for the stars) by artist Hannes Helmke. Tension here is real," wrote Wanja Douglas. We've lost a lot but at least we still have music," Knight-Bagehot Journalism Fellow Larry Madowo shared in response to the video. In 2017, Obama was honoured with the fourth International TÜV Rheinland Global Compact Award in Cologne. Meet Auma Obama’s Daughter. [11], In 2011, Obama was interviewed for Turk Pipkin's documentary Building Hope and was the subject of a German documentary film The Education of Auma Obama.

[13] Obama is the author of the book And Then Life Happens, released in 2012 by St. Martin's Press.

"She decided that we needed to post something positive and not just sad and angry," Auma wrote. Rita Auma Obama (born 1960), is a Kenyan-British community activist, sociologist, journalist, author, and half-sister of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. She shares the same father with former United States president, Barack Obama. Auma Obama Daughter, Married, Personal Life Relationships. Auma Obama is the daughter of Barack Obama Sr. and his first wife, Kezia Obama (née Aoko). Though I would share one of the positive moments despite COVID-19. Not until she received her brother U.S president Barack Obama at the JKIA during his recent visit to Kenya. Together, they are the guardians of one girl, Akinyi who was born in 1997. She also introduced her brother before his public address at the Kasarani indoor arena: an opportunity many would have wanted to have. Obama revealed that she wanted to brighten up people's days, away from the doom and gloom that has engulfed the world thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. [8], Obama lived in the United Kingdom after her studies. Not until she received her brother U.S president Barack Obama at the JKIA during his recent visit to Kenya. Barack Obama’s half-sister Auma Obama was born in 1960 to Kezia, his father’s first wife.

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Clad in a pair of shorts, Auma and her daughter performed a routine in their living room set to Nigerian Afrobeats star Davido's hit single If.



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