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Africa Obama highlights Kenya's stubborn corruption problem (+video)

The East African nation is one of the world's most corrupt. Obama's highlighting of the problem probably didn't win him friends among the powerful, but drew cheers from the crowd gathered to hear him in Nairobi.

Sayyid Azim/AP

In a speech meant to inspire Kenyans, particularly young men and women, President Barack Obama praised the country’s immense progress, but warned that it is endangered by chronic corruption.

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