Alassane Ouattara, Ivory Coast's new president, must tread carefully as he works to disarm militias, defuse long-simmering hatreds.
04/12/2011 12:13 pm
The country's journalists aren't wasting time getting to the tough questions or putting politicians and businessmen under a microscope.
04/11/2011 10:36 am
The economic crisis and corruption have made it even harder to succeed in Nairobi's art world.
04/08/2011 12:46 pm
The creation of Jubaland/Azania was driven by the need to fight the Al Qaeda-linked militant group, Al Shabab, but it's unclear whether the new region will be able to do that effectively.
04/06/2011 05:02 pm
The young adults behind Shujaaz.fm have launched a radio show, comic book, and online community that give hope to Kenya's youth, who desperately want to be heard and understood.
04/06/2011 03:13 pm
Horse racing, a favorite pastime of Kenya's white elite in the colonial era, is struggling to make a comeback in post-colonial Nairobi.
04/05/2011 03:55 pm
A string of small shops in Kibera, a Nairobi slum, were looted and burned in the post-election violence of 2007. Today, many of those store owners are once again turning a profit.
04/04/2011 05:52 pm
The 14-seat minibuses that fill Nairobi's streets are the quintessential and chaotic way for most Kenyans to get around the burgeoning capital city.
04/01/2011 04:53 pm
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Rupu, launched in December in Kenya, is based on the same business idea as the US hit Groupon – group buying that gets lower prices for consumers and more recognition for businesses.
03/08/2011 04:12 pm