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  • Where are Africa's Obamas?

    Where are Africa's Obamas?
    My fellow Kenyans celebrated wildly when Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. A national holiday was declared the Thursday after the U.S. election, and more than four months later, the excitement has barely abated -- and not just in...
  • Foreign exchange

    Foreign exchange
    Although U.S. cartoonists are far from running out of gas on energy policy, oil exploration and the conservation conversation, it never hurts to check out the foreign competition. Singapore's Heng Kim Song drove home his point -- in an 18-wheel tanker....
  • Kenya's conflict isn't 'tribal'

    I first started working in Kenya when conducting research for my master's degree in 1991 at the University of Nairobi. It was a time of great hope and excitement. With the fall of the Berlin Wall, we saw a resurgence of democracy's "third wave," and it...
  • HIV and circumcision

    HIV and circumcision
    My downstairs neighbor, eight months pregnant, recently stopped me in the elevator to share her dilemma about whether to have her baby boy circumcised. For a growing number of American parents today -- particularly in urban centers like Los Angeles and...
  • The great healthcare robbery

    Is Ephraim Dagadu stolen goods? The Ghana-born and trained physician, who runs a successful family practice in Maryland, does not speak like a man who has been ripped from his rightful home and forced to toil in the Baltimore suburbs. His visage appears...
  • Viagra for Women: Depression Study Reveals Hope with Low Sex Drive

    Viagra for Women: Depression Study Reveals Hope with Low Sex Drive
    You can't get away from the erectile dysfunction commercials on TV, for years, Viagra and Cialis have have helped men with their sexual problems. Now, a drug that failed to help depression is helping women to increase their sexual desire. Kenya Criswell...
  • Day 8: American Friends Of Kenya Hopes Work Has Lasting Value

    Day 8: American Friends Of Kenya Hopes Work Has Lasting Value
    The Kenyan woman had come for a Pap test, but like hundreds of others who had lined up outside St. Bakhita's Clinic on Tuesday, she had other medical needs as well. "You have back pain?" asked the American doctor, Tara Kumaraswami, who at 28 was about...
  • Kenya: Continents Together

    Kenya: Continents Together
  • 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'...
  • 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...