Barack Obama Mourns The Passing Of His Grandmother

The paternal grandmother of President Barack Obama, Sarah Obama, has passed away at the age of 99 inside of a Kenyan hospital. The family matriarch died at 4 AM local time while being treated at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral hospital. 

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“Mama was sick with normal diseases, she did not die of COVID-19,” confirmed family spokesperson Sheik Musa Ismail. She had reportedly been ill for a week before being admitted to the hospital where she tested negative for the virus. She will be buried on Tuesday.