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  • Police arrest eight after attacks in Kenyan port city

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police arrested eight suspects on Monday in connection with an attack in the port city of Mombasa at the weekend that killed four people, a senior police officer said. Witnesses said gunmen went on a shooting rampage...
  • Airline seat leather gets new life as shoes, purses, soccer balls

    Airline seat leather gets new life as shoes, purses, soccer balls
    Would you wear a shoe that has already traveled hundreds of thousands of miles? That’s not such an outrageous idea under a charitable program announced last week by Southwest Airlines. The Dallas-based carrier launched “Project Luvseat,&...
  • Tykwer's Shingle Back in Durban With 'Veve'

    Tom Tykwer's Kenyan shingle One Fine Day Films is in Durban this week for the fourth time with "Veve," which has its world premiere July 20. A complex exploration of the trade in khat, a mildly narcotic crop grown in the East African nation, pic marks...
  • Gunmen kill at least four in Kenyan port city, scatter leaflets

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on Sunday, police said. Witnesses said gunmen went on a shooting rampage on the edge of Kenya's second-largest city and scattered...
  • Gunmen kill at least three in ambush on Kenyan bus

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least three people when they ambushed a bus along Kenya's northern coast on Friday, a local official said. About 100 people have been killed in attacks on Kenya's coast since mid-June. Somali Islamist group al...
  • Inventors struggle to protect patents in Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When Malagasy entrepreneur Andry Ravololonjatovo came up with the idea of a hi-tech translation service named after a local bird, the Drongo, he hesitated about registering the patent. In many countries in Africa, protection of...
  • In Kenya, Somalis at refugee camp languish with limited options

     In Kenya, Somalis at refugee camp languish with limited options
    At night he dreams of the sea. As a young man, Noor Hassan Shanglo spent years working on cargo ships that carried apples and oranges from South Africa to ports across Europe and the Middle East. He fell in love with the blue waves and the bright...
  • Nations Cup qualifiers take up World Cup slack

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Less than a week after the World Cup final, international football resumes across Africa this weekend with qualifiers for next year's African Nations Cup finals, maintaining the treadmill of world competition. Sierra Leone, who this...
  • Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two armed gangs killed four rhinos for their horns in rural Kenya this week in possibly the worst rhino poaching incident in the country in more than 25 years, the spokesman for Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Friday. Poaching...
  • Kenyan kids jump across the world

    Kenyan kids jump across the world
    When she first picked up a jump-rope, at age 11, Beryl Atieno was just another young girl in Kibera, Nairobi's notorious slum. Her horizon didn't extend far past its mud-slick streets and jagged patchwork of rusting rooftops. Since then, she has...
  • Meet locals, see Mt. Kilimanjaro on Kenya-to-Tanzania bicycle ride

    Meet locals, see Mt. Kilimanjaro on Kenya-to-Tanzania bicycle ride
    See giraffes, zebras and elephants from a bicycle? That's part of the draw of a cycling tour from Kenya to Tanzania that offers an intimate look at some of western Africa's most iconic wild spots. The 16-day guided ride includes visits to the...
  • Local man helps bring soccer to children in Kenya

    Local man helps bring soccer to children in Kenya
    "So you wanna go to Africa?" Samantha Cronin asked Sam Clynch at a Hartford restaurant where they both worked. It's not a question you hear often - possibly not even once in a lifetime - but it was asked, and without hesitation, 22-year-old Clynch said...