Big shock for Obama

NAIROBI - A Protestant church in Kenya is trying to convert US President Barack Obama's grandmother to Christianity against her will, a Muslim group said yesterday, condemning the move as provocation.

NAIROBI - A Protestant church in Kenya is trying to convert US President Barack Obama's grandmother to Christianity against her will, a Muslim group said yesterday, condemning the move as provocation.

The Seventh Day Adventist Church in the western town of Kisumu had invited 87-year-old Sarah Obama - a Muslim - to a function on Saturday, where she was allegedly to be baptised.

According to relatives "Mama Sarah" was surprised by the offer and declined to attend. - Sapa-AFP

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