| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes.
Sheik Aboud Rogo Mohammed steered the car to the shoulder and...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:45 AM
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya Airways will suspend flights to Liberia's capital Monrovia and Sierra Leone's capital Freetown due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the company said on Saturday.
The suspension of the flights will start at midnight on...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips to Africa this year, especially Asians, including to destinations thousands of miles from the nearest infected community such as Kenya and South Africa.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Green Culture Furniture, flip flops and floors, oh my! Those are just a few of the products being repurposed from a faction of the 1.5 billion tires that get discarded each year, according to a fun little story from the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:57 AM
SEOUL (Reuters) - Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Thursday it will suspend flights to and from Nairobi from August 20 to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Korean Air said it had been operating three return flights from Incheon, South Korea,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:47 PM
More than 100,000 African elephants were killed for their tusks during a three-year period, reflecting persistent demand for illegal ivory that threatens the pachyderms' long-term survival, a conservation study reported this week.
At the pace...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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Too Cute! Pint Sized Litters of puppies...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak, the U.N. agency said on its website on Thursday.
The death toll from...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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,&...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With about 50 African leaders coming to town for a summit and massive gala dinner at the White House this week, the Obama administration had to adjust for a last-minute party spoiler: the deadly Ebola virus.
Two West African heads of state, Nobel...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Hackers hijacked the Twitter accounts of Kenya’s Ministry of Defense and its spokesman, sending out tweets Sunday and Monday about corruption and starving children.
“The #Kenya Ministry of Defence is under new management: #Anonymous,”...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
SEATTLE A local Somali woman accused of raising money for the terrorist group al-Shabab was released from custody, pending a trial in Virginia, after more than 100 community members packed a Seattle federal courtroom this week in her support.