We are proud of you Barack Hussen Obama. You have what it takes to be the first black American president. The odds against your candidature were so many but you fought a good fight. Your courage and wisdom has been examplary. We await the moment when you will be sworn in today. You are our hope as Africans as you lead America into a new era. We pray that you will be given enough energy and health to hold on to your goal. Keep on the good work. God bless you Barack.