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August 03, 2009

'Obamarama': Cell phone

Thanks to alert reader Ashok Hariharan for sending in this Obamarama image: the Obama cell phone.

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Apparently this phone was on sale in Nairobi on Inauguration Day, although I haven't seen anyone using one. At less than $40 the price isn't bad -- and hey, it's got an FM radio too.

By the way, New Yorker writer Steve Coll is noticing a proliferation of Obama wallpapers/screensavers in Nigeria as well.

Please email me your random Obama images.

Previous Obamarama images:
Obama Restaurant and Cafe, Somalia
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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Somewhere in Africa was written by McClatchy correspondent Shashank Bengali, who covered sub-Saharan Africa from 2005 to 2009. He's now based in Washington, D.C., as a national correspondent.

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