| Jun 19, 2014
In May, a bull elephant was killed and its tusks hacked off in South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park. In most of Africa, this would have been an unremarkable event: An estimated 96 elephants a day are the victims of poachers. But this particular...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The Shabab on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack the day before that killed at least 48 people, marking the first time the militant group from Somalia had launched an assault of this scale on a town in neighboring Kenya.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Tuesday that two nights of deadly attacks on Kenya's coast were not the work of Somali militants, who have claimed responsibility for the violence. Instead Kenyatta blamed local leaders, whom he accused of seeking to...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:11 PM
The nearly 2 million acres in the Democratic Republic of Congo encompass some of the world's most biodiverse topography: glaciers, tropical rain forest, acacia savanna, lakes and active volcanoes. It's home to mountain and lowland gorillas, chimpanzees,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| May 19, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Easton High School graduate Chanelle Price, who has had many stellar achievements during her running career, has added two of her brightest highlights in the last two months. In March, the former All-American at Tennessee won the world indoor...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Ten people died Friday when two explosions shattered a Nairobi market, even as hundreds of British tourists were evacuating the country because of warnings of an increased terror threat.
Kenya's National Disaster Operation Center said 76 people were...
| May 24, 2014
| 5:33 PM
| May 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When terrorists attacked the upscale Westgate shopping mall in Kenya's capital inSeptember, they dealt a blow to exhibitors who were already struggling to see B.O. returns. "Suddenly, people got scared, and shopping malls were empty," says Trushna Patel...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Oscar-winning actress and newly anointed "Star Wars" cast member Lupita Nyong'o is set to star in and produce an adaptation of Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel "Americanah."
Nyong'o is partnering with Plan B, the production company of...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Lupita Nyong'o will star in and produce a movie version of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's romance novel "Americanah" with Brad Pitt's Plan B, D2 Productions and Potboiler Productions.
The deal re-teams the Mexican-Kenyan actress -- who won an Oscar in her...