"Mama Sarah" Onyango Obama, President Barack Obama's grandmother, at her rural home, in October 2008.
Extended relatives of Barack Obama celebrate his 2008 U.S. Presidential Election victory.
Extended relatives of Barack Obama watch his 2008 election victory speech from Chicago.
One week before the 2008 U.S. Preisdential Election, Barack Obama merchandise for sale in his ancestral homeland.
A 1987 photo of Barack Obama, then 26 and on his first journey to Africa, hangs on the wall of "Mama Sarah" Onyango Obama's house.
A matatu ornamented with Barack Obama bills.
The Sahara International Film Festival claims to be the world's only film festival held in a refugee camp.
A young boy inspects posters for the Sahara International Film Festival.
Polisario flags flapped where the logos of corporate sponsors might. Four hundred foreigners attended and were put up in the mud-brick and tented homes of Saharawi families.
Many of the films, coming from a number of countries, including Cuba and Algeria, were set in the context of struggle and oppression.
Over four days in May, Dakhla - a remote camp of 30,000 situated three hours from the Algerian town of Tindouf - becomes the stage for a show of solidarity and Saharawi culture.
Young Africans marching on International Day of Persons with Disabilities.