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State media cartoon of Obama’s Kenya ‘homecoming’ raises eyebrows

A cartoon featured in state-run Global Times has raised eyebrows on social media for depicting US President Barack Obama in tribal garb ‘back home’ in Kenya.

Obama Global Times image

Photo: Global Times.

The image, by Liu Rui, includes no caption, context or commentary but coincides with Obama’s visit to Kenya.

State media cartoon of Obama's Kenya 'homecoming' raises eyebrows