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June 17, 2009

'Obamarama': Somaliland cafe

Today's unusual Obama sighting -- complete with a Somali translation of "Yes, we can" -- comes from my recent trip to Hargeisa, the capital of the autonomous region of Somaliland.


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Send me your unusual, head-scratching examples of the African Obama obsession by e-mail.

Previous Obamarama images:
Bubble gum in Kisumu, Kenya
Kanga bag in Nairobi, Kenya
Hope Gift Shop in Kisumu, Kenya
Mini Market in Kigali, Rwanda
Video shop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Bar-cafe in Cotonou, Benin
Snacks Point in Ntulele, Kenya

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