| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Witnesses have reported that a suicide bomber on a tricycle taxi triggered an explosion that blasted a World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, killing several people.
Hospital workers said the death toll likely will rise with 15 people critically...
| 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...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The growing TV biz in Kenya could be entering a golden age for creatives, as increased competition between local webs and pay TV operators is spurring a boom in content. But locating coin to pay for projects is a challenge as producers work to find a pan-...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Wilson Middle School, 1221 Monterey Road, will be the location for this year’s Glendale Solar Discovery Faire from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
This free event is open to the public. Sponsored by the nonprofit Rahus Institute, demonstrations will...
| Apr 18, 2014
The bizarre performance-art video from Wangechi Mutu, "The End of Eating Everything," is the first of many dispatches from an unsettling world of erotic female androids, androgynous plant monsters and grotesque animal hybrids. The Kenyan artist's eight-...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:11 PM
BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever.
And yes, the security was tighter.
But on a brilliant spring day, the city brought to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:33 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- One of the few shops that Kenyan soldiers didn't loot during last month's siege by terrorists of a Nairobi shopping mall was a local Bata shoe store, according to closed-circuit video footage.
Kenyan media have reported...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Four Somali men were arraigned in a Kenyan court Monday, charged with aiding the September terrorist attack on the Westgate shopping mall in which at least 67 civilians and members of the security forces died.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The gunmen appear calm, almost nonchalant as they saunter through a Kenyan shopping mall firing automatic rifles. Terrified shoppers dive for cover as bullets streak by.
Security camera video obtained by CNN from the Westgate mall in Nairobi provides...
| Nov 10, 2013
ARUSHA, Tanzania -- Fire was the last thing my husband, Steve, and I expected on our trip to Tanzania for a 12-day safari. Yet here we were in our Land Cruiser, bouncing along rutted dirt roads through walls of fire.
Our hosts reassuringly explained...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We had a wonderful once-in-a-lifetime experience visiting national parks in Kenya. On our 11-day safari, we visited the Serengeti (Masai Mara), Samburu, Amboseli and other parks. The wildlife is extraordinary with sightings of lions, cheetahs, zebras,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Vicki Lawrence had a hit single with "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" and played Miley Cyrus' grandmother on "Hannah Montana." But the irony isn't lost on the comedic actress that she is now the same age as Thelma Mae Crowley Harper, the...