If I did not love America, I wouldn't have moved here from Kenya.— Barack Obama
Satisfaction Kenya quotations
The island is in Kenya, the water is in Uganda.
.. But the [Luos, a Kenyan ethnic group] are mad, they want to fish here but this is Uganda.
The black people's struggle has vanquished racism.
It was God who created colour. Today Obama, a son of Kenya, a son of Africa, has made it in the United States of America.
It was a confusion of ideas between him and one of the lions he was hunting in Kenya that had caused A. B. Spottsworth to make the obituary column. He thought the lion was dead, and the lion thought it wasn't.
The stone throwing and house burning is no longer a face of Kenya .
Kenya is now a destination for investment and tourism.
At independence Kenya's economic indicators were equal to those of South Korea, but 45 years down the road, Korea's economy is 40 times that of Kenya. The mediocrity of leadership is across the continent .
Animals are just pure, uncomplicated entities of creation from God.
They live like the Maasai do in Kenya-for each day is forever to them and the "Now" is what they live in. You can get aggravated with your pets and yell at them, but in a matter of minutes they are licking your hand again in love.
Another phenomenon developing in Kenya is ethnic cleansing - and that's the thing that has made me very sad. Because some people will use the cover of the problems of rigged elections to do things that are unacceptable like ethnic cleansing and displacement of people. It's completely unacceptable.
There is no room for communists in Kenya.
These White House scandals are not going away anytime soon.
People in Kenya are now saying he's 100 percent American. That's how bad it's gotten.
If someone like Musalia [Mudavadi ] ruled Kenya, he would not be able to effect the radical changes I talk about.
The Vision 2030 is aimed at transforming Kenya from a struggling third-world economy into a second world economy - We do believe that it is a realizable objective; we don't believe that it is utopia. We know that it has been done in some.
I'll be the first US president to not only visit Kenya and Ethiopia, but also to address the continent as a whole, building off the African summit that we did here which was historic and has, I think, deepened the kinds of already strong relationships that we have across the continent.
We cannot continue to mourn about our country being poor while our minerals are lying untapped and with harvesting at Lake Natron, we will not be the first to do so, because our neighbours, Kenya, are doing the same on the other side of the lake.
You might get AIDS in Kenya, people have AIDS, you’ve got to be careful.
I mean, the towels could have AIDS.
I grew up in Nairobi, which is the capital of Kenya, so it's hustle and bustle, and there's always something going on.
When I was younger, I was almost too afraid to admit that I wanted to be an actor. I didn't know any successful actors in Kenya, so I felt like I could get away with going to college to study film more easily than I could with saying, 'I want to be an actor.' That's what I did.
When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu way of life similar to that of the British at the time the Romans invaded England 2,000 years ago.
I have learned that I, we, are a dollar-a-day people (which is terrible, they say, because a cow in Japan is worth $9 a day). This means that a Japanese cow would be a middle class Kenyan... a $9-a-day cow from Japan could very well head a humanitarian NGO in Kenya. Massages are very cheap in Nairobi, so the cow would be comfortable.
The changes I envisage and that I have promised to address within my first 90 days in office are; Dismantling the cabals of tribalism that are choking our country and resulting in runaway corruption and frustration for the people of Kenya.
Having travelled to some 20 African countries, I find myself, like so many other visitors to Africa before me, intoxicated with the continent. And I am not referring to the animals, as much as I have been enthralled by them during safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Rather, I am referring to the African peoples.
Kids still like to laugh, kids still like the joy of learning.
When you have a cool science experiment, I don't care where you're from. When you have that aha moment, whether you're in China or Kenya, that kid's eyes are gonna open up. So I really try to focus more on what we have in common than what differs us.
Kenya’s M-Pesa proves that when people are empowered, they will use digital tech to innovate on their own behalf.
Kenya is risking sanctions from international competition because international organisations think we are not addressing the problem in line with world best practice.
There are certain areas where foreign investors can help the local people to generate wealth, and improve their quality of life. Some companies, for example, Del Monte, which produces pineapples in Kenya, pay a huge amount of taxes, I am sure, to the Kenyan government, and they do create jobs for thousands of locals.
Kenya is rapidly developing its industry and manufacturing, and its cultural identity as a new country. We had a humongous history pre-British, and when we were colonized and violently reshuffled, we had to decide who we were again. We couldn't rest on the stories and the cultures of our great-grandparents.
I'm writing for those people in Kenya, but in Irvine and in New York.
For Kenya: we have a chance to start again each time we meet one another.
The ghosts do not need to define the future.
Kenya, being a third world country, from a young age your eyes are open to the real world. I'd like to think growing up there taught me to stand on my own two feet, make my own decisions about what I wanted to be.
We need to send Barack Obama back to Chicago.
I'd like to send him back to Kenya, back to Indonesia. We have to unmask this man. This is a man that seeks to destroy all concept of God. And I will tell you what, this is classical Marxist philosophy.
There's a lot of Kenya that's not like me. I like Birkenstocks, granola, my dog Pops.
I very much like Kenya. It's hard to beat the Masai Mara and the idea of ballooning across it. I have a great time at Lewa. There's more rhinos than you'll find anywhere. A great part for the children is you can ride horses with the giraffes and the zebra.
Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.
We played well in Kenya. We didn't lose a game and we bowled Pakistan out for 100 twice. We don't need to change much from that for this tournament.
I don't think Kenya is the only country that tries to induce amnesia - it seems to be a global phenomenon. But offenses do not die. They do not disappear.