Topic: East Africa
Kenya's military intervention into neighboring Somalia follows a string of kidnappings on Kenyan soil by Somali pirates and terrorist threats by Al Shabab, an Islamist militant group linked to Al Qaeda.
10/16/2011 06:04 pm
From the arrest of more than 100 Ethiopian opposition activists, journalists, and columnists, to the arrest of two Swedish journalists, Ethiopia's government is showing its intolerance of dissent.
10/04/2011 05:00 pm
Somalia's famine has boosted demand for the malnutrition treatment Plumpy'nut. But a patent curtails production – and has sparked intense debate over balancing business interests with humanitarian need.
10/03/2011 05:07 pm
Photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks has a second vocation: He founds nonprofit organizations in Uganda and Tanzania that serve the needy.
09/26/2011 09:19 am
Change Agent Powering Potential puts technology in schools in Tanzania while respecting local cultures
Janice Lathen brought more than computers to a remote part of Tanzania. She brought a window on the world.
09/15/2011 11:57 am
The CIA has reportedly killed Al Qaeda's No. 2 Atiyah Abdul Rahman in a drone strike in Pakistan. His death comes as a massive blow to the terrorist group's central leadership.
08/28/2011 11:22 am
Backpack Farms supports African farmers with low-cost products and training suited to their needs.
08/19/2011 03:09 pm
A Christian Science perspective: Thousands of Somalis have made their way to refugee camps in Kenya, seeking food and aid. Is there anything we can do to help?
08/17/2011 09:30 am
An 11-year-old boy in Ghana, Andrew Adansi-Bonnah, has started his own effort to raise millions of dollars to help hungry refugees in Somalia.
08/12/2011 04:19 pm
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