Posters with the image of Barack Obama are offered for sale to motorists in Nairobi, ahead of the U.S. president's visit to Kenya.
Obama's visit to his father's homeland will be his fourth to Africa -- but his first to Kenya since he took office.
A worker waters new grass planted on a kerb along a street in Nairobi on July 9. before
Kenyan artist Dayan Masinde shows several of his artworks including one depicting Obama next to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, sharing a Kenyan dish.
Street vendors show photos of Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta to passing motorists in Nairobi.
Kogelo, the village where Obama's father was born, named a school after the President when he was a state senator.
Even though Obama isn't scheduled to visit Kogelo, street merchants are already offering all kinds of Barack-themed merchandise.
A visitor walks past the graves site of Barack Obama senior at the homestead of Sarah Onyango Obama, the President's step grandmother, at her home in Kogelo, western Kenya.