The slaughter at Nairobi's Westgate Mall is more than just a tragedy of the moment. If Al Shabab gets its way, it could cost far more lives going forward.
Africa has 12 percent of the world's population, but uses only 3 percent of its electricity. Infrastructure is the primary challenge to getting more Africans on the grid.
Urbanized young people are trying to move beyond powerful tribal identities and forge new, non-ethnic subcultures – like the goth movement.