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Former UN chief Kofi Annan launched formal peace talks Tuesday as a fresh round of reprisal killings swept the country.
Hezron Masitsa of the Alternatives to Violence Program in Nairobi, Kenya, says the time has come to find common ground.
The militia exists to defend members of the dominant Kikuyu ethnic group from further killings at the hands of rivals.
Long-simmering ethnic tensions threaten to tear apart East Africa's most stable, prosperous country.
The country's unique walking safaris get you out of the jeep and up close and personal with lions, elephants, and hippo droppings.
South Africa announced Sunday that it will temporarily stop exporting power to its neighbors.
Every six hours, a woman is killed by a husband or boyfriend, reports Amnesty International. How one counselor makes a difference.
Security concerns are preventing fuel and other goods from leaving a key port.
Relatives of 'disappeared' fighters hope the International Criminal Court will investigate.
Opposition supporters began what they said would be three days of nationwide demonstrations Wednesday.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in Nairobi Tuesday for talks.
Namibia's plucky fix-it industry handles all manner of disaster: Melted phone? No problem. Dead battery? Jump start it with a car.
Pajoma FM spins African music, reggae, hip-hop – and urges people to stay nonviolent in Nairobi's tumultuous Kibera slum.
Plans for key talks toward a political solution to Kenya's post-election crisis fell through Tuesday. Meanwhile, 250,000 have been displaced by ethnic violence.
Namibia kicked out two top officials of an international private security firm this fall amid claims the firm was recruiting fighters to work in Iraq and Afghanistan.
International observers have been criticized for doing too little – and too much – in the wake of Kenya's flawed Dec. 27 vote, which touched off a wave of ethnic killings.
In Muizenberg Beach, near Cape Town, surfer Gary Kleynhans teaches poor kids discipline, respect, and how to ride the waves like a champ.
International mediators are arriving in Kenya to help end the political standoff after last week's disputed vote.
Africa Union Chairman John Kufuor is expected to arrive in Kenya Thursday for talks to calm ethnic tensions in the wake of Thursday's disputed presidential vote.
Government forces are cracking down on protesters in the wake of Thursday's controversial vote.
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