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  • Thousands face starvation in Kenya

    Up to 100,000 people face starvation in western Kenya because of election-related tribal violence, the World Food Program warned Friday, as rivals in last week's disputed presidential vote showed no willingness to talk. President Mwai Kibaki and...
  • Talks held to curb Kenya's unrest

    As the head of the African Union met with Kenya's political rivals here Wednesday to try to get them talking, opposition supporters waited tensely on the streets for news and warned of more violence if President Mwai Kibaki stays in power. John Kufuor,...
  • Challenger off to fast start in Kenya vote

    The challenger took a strong lead in early results Friday from Kenya's elections, raising the prospect that President Mwai Kibaki would become the first incumbent here and one of the few anywhere in sub-Saharan Africa to be voted out of office. KTN...
  • Violence stalks the alleys of Nairobi

    Violence stalks the alleys of Nairobi
    In Nairobi's slum district of Kibera, people prayed for peace Sunday under the charred cross and blackened walls of the burned Lutheran church. But in the narrow alleys just 100 yards away, the thugs with machetes still rule. When the service ended,...
  • Deadly clashes in Kenya

    Deadly clashes in Kenya
    Clashes between police and protesters in several cities Friday resulted in as many as 12 deaths, bringing the toll to nearly two dozen in three days of "mass action," witnesses and officials said. The deadliest skirmishes occurred in the Nairobi slum...
  • In Kenya, a spiral of killings

    In Kenya, a spiral of killings
    When Gabriel Okelo rose early Thursday to join a banned opposition rally, he did not take his machete. But he was sure he would be using it to kill again very soon. Just the day before, he said, he had slashed two people to death because they were from a...
  • Man bites python who dragged him up a tree

    A Kenyan man bit a python who wrapped him in its coils and hauled him up a tree in a struggle that lasted hours, local media said Wednesday. Farm manager Ben Nyaumbe was working at the weekend when the serpent, apparently hunting for livestock, struck in...
  • 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,...
  • Live chat with Doyle McManus, Aaron Zitner and Janet Hook

    Administrator2: Welcome, everyone, to today's chat on Campaign '08. We have Washington, D.C., bureau Chief Doyle McManus, Politics Editor Aaron Zitner and veteran politics writer Janet Hook ready to take your questions. andy: Andy of ecommissary.com from...
  • 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,...
  • Films and programs: aquarium tour, African wildlife and exotic destinations

    CABRILLO BEACH A tour of tide pools A guided walk along the rocky shore at Point Fermin State Marine Park is included in an interactive presentation about tide-pool flora and fauna. Where, when: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive,...