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  • Militants kill dozens in hours-long siege on Kenyan town

    A crowd of people gathered to watch a World Cup soccer match were among the targets of militants during a deadly five-hour siege on a small town on Kenya’s coast. Meshack Kimani said he was watching the game in a video hall in the town of...
  • 48 killed in attack on coastal town in Kenya; Somali group blamed

    48 killed in attack on coastal town in Kenya; Somali group blamed
    At least 48 people were killed Sunday in an attack on a police station and several hotels on Kenya's coast, according to the Abbas Gullet, secretary general for the Kenya Red Cross. David Kimaiyo, Kenya's top police chief, said a group of unknown gunmen...
  • Lupita Nyong'o Starring in, Producing Romance Story 'Americanah'

    Lupita Nyong'o will star in and produce a movie version of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's romance novel "Americanah" with Brad Pitt's Plan B, D2 Productions and Potboiler Productions. The deal re-teams the Mexican-Kenyan actress -- who won an Oscar in her...
  • Foreign travel: State Department warnings on Ukraine, Kenya and more

    The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...
  • Kenya Producers Work to Overcome Lack of Funding for Originals

    The growing TV biz in Kenya could be entering a golden age for creatives, as increased competition between local webs and pay TV operators is spurring a boom in content. But locating coin to pay for projects is a challenge as producers work to find a pan-...
  • Anne Sweeney, founder of group to help refugees

    Anne Sweeney, founder of group to help refugees
    Anne Sweeney doesn't shy away from a challenge. "There are over 600,000 refugees in Kenya and over 100,000 refugees in Nairobi," says Sweeney, 35, executive director and co-founder of Heshima Kenya, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect...
  • Rajendran Raja 1948-2014

     Rajendran Raja 1948-2014
    Rajendran Raja, an Indian-born physicist who was educated in England and came to the United States in the1970s to work as a physicist at Fermilab near Batavia, is considered a driving force in some of the more significant discoveries in physics over the...
  • Zeituni Onyango dies at 61; aunt of Obama gained asylum in U.S.

    Zeituni Onyango, an aunt of President Obama whose bid for asylum in the United States received national attention during her nephew's first campaign for the presidency and contributed to the debate over illegal immigration, died Tuesday in Boston. She was...
  • U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability

     U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability
    For decades, one golden rule has guided America's military involvement in Africa: Stay out. Generally speaking, the reason was a sense that the strategic stakes did not justify the risk. When we deviated from this rule, we often learned lessons the hard...
  • Yale Drama Grad Wins Oscar For '12 Years A Slave'

    Yale Drama Grad Wins Oscar For '12 Years A Slave'
    Meryl Streep had to wait three years before she received her first Oscar nomination after she graduated from the Yale School of Drama. Lupita Nyong'o landed the role that would get her an Academy Award win for outstanding supporting actress even...
  • Memo to Hollywood: Why you should handle Lupita Nyong'o with care

    Memo to Hollywood: Why you should handle Lupita Nyong'o with care
    For anyone in Hollywood or the heartland who didn’t fall in love with Lupita Nyong’o’s talent after seeing her performance in best picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” or was somehow unmoved by the supporting actress’s...
  • L.A. Marathon champion Erick Mose has eyes on a reprise

    L.A. Marathon champion Erick Mose has eyes on a reprise
    Marathoner Erick Mose of Kenya spent most of the last five years living and training in Toluca, Mexico. The near 9,000-foot altitude and proximity to races in Mexico, the United States, Canada and Central and South America have made the region a popular...