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  • Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Woman accused of aiding terrorist group is released pending trial

    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. The...
  • Hackers hijack Kenya Defense Ministry's Twitter account

    Hackers hijack Kenya Defense Ministry's Twitter account
    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,”...
  • Kenya Airways to suspend flights to Freetown, Monrovia due to Ebola

    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...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Too Cute! Pint Sized Litters of puppies...
  • Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO

    Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO
    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...
  • Korean Air suspends flights to Kenya over Ebola worries

    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,...