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  • Gasoline prices hit harder outside the U.S.

    Gasoline prices hit harder outside the U.S.
    Honked off by Los Angeles pump prices? Cheer up. You could be commuting in Oslo, where gasoline costs $9.85 a gallon and filling up a Mini Cooper would set you back $130. That's the priciest petrol on a list of world gas prices released Wednesday by...
  • Kenya tourism hurt by election protests

    Mombasa, Kenya Amel Blouza came to Kenya expecting a holiday on white beaches and a safari with a chance to view elephants -- or perhaps giraffes lumbering across the picture-perfect savannah. Instead, she hasn't left her hotel. She is too scared to...
  • Kenya carries on stolen tradition

    Stealing elections has been a common practice in Africa for more than 40 years. African presidents and the ruling elites that surround them have routinely colluded with loyal officials to stuff ballot boxes, intimidate opponents, distribute bribes,...
  • Killing Kenya

    Melitus Mugabe Were was a rarity among Kenyan politicians, a moderate who straddled the divides rending the country. A freshman lawmaker in parliament, he was a man who could have mediated between extremists in both the ruling party and the opposition,...
  • Obama's brother: Nightmares from father

     
    by Mark Silva They had the same father, but they have very different life stories. And today, the more reclusive half-brother of President Barack Obama is telling his. Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo, who has lived in the Chinese city of......
  • Kenyan officials seize 2 tons of ivory, rhinoceros horns destined for Malaysia at Nairobi airport

     
    NAIROBI, Kenya — Wildlife officers seized 2 tons of elephant ivory and five rhino horns at Kenya's main airport that were to be illegally shipped to Malaysia, an official said Tuesday. Paul Udoto, a spokesman with the Kenya wildlife Service,......
  • Kenyan president declared winner

    Incumbent Mwai Kibaki was declared the winner Sunday of Kenya's presidential election and hastily sworn in despite widespread concern over vote irregularities, sparking riots and tribal violence. As smoke rose over parts of Nairobi, the capital, Kenya'...
  • About The Series: American Friends Of Kenya

    Bethe and Marcel Dufresne of Old Mystic are reporting for The Courant on a journey to Kenya by some 40 doctors, nurses, teachers, librarians, business people and others working with American Friends of Kenya, a nonprofit organization based in Norwich with...
  • Student From Kenya, American Group Start School For Girls

    Student From Kenya, American Group Start School For Girls
    It began, like so many relationships do today, over the Internet. Four years ago Wesleyan University student Kennedy Odede was living in the chaotic Nairobi slum where he grew up, in a 10-by-10-foot shack without running water, basic sanitation or...
  • Kenyans Waiting For Obama

    Kenyans Waiting For Obama
    "Where you from?" asked the small boy hawking candy bars whose face barely reached the windowpane of the van stalled in Nairobi traffic. "U.S.A.," a voice inside said. " Obama!" the child responded with a twinkle and a grin. The van had no sign...
  • Slum Daughters' Champion: Native Son's Gift To Nairobi Girls Opens Door To Brighter Future

    Slum Daughters' Champion: Native Son's Gift To Nairobi Girls Opens Door To Brighter Future
    One by one, the women stood up to tell their stories. They were mothers, in one case a grandmother, to some of the 45 girls chosen from more than 300 applicants to form the premiere class of the first school for girls in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum....
  • Hartford Lawyer Trades Safaris For Service

    Hartford Lawyer Trades Safaris For Service
    Hartford lawyer Kevin McNally has been on safari in the most beautiful regions of Kenya during three previous trips to the country. But he's never felt as happy here as he was Wednesday morning handing out Gummy Bears to children in Kibera, Nairobi's...