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  • Woman allegedly kept as servant has a child still living in Kenya

    The Kenyan woman who allegedly was kept against her will as a servant for a Saudi princess has at least one child still living in Kenya, Irvine police said. The woman, who has not been identified, allegedly left the Irvine compound where she was kept as...
  • Boston Remains Devoted To Hosting Afternoon Teas

    Boston Remains Devoted To Hosting Afternoon Teas
    BOSTON — Dining at the Boston Harbor Hotel on Rowes Wharf comes with views of mega-yachts. But the four women who have gathered for tea by a window at the hotel's Sea Grille only have eyes for a three-tiered assortment of edibles. Tea sandwiches...
  • Durban Showcases African Film Renewal

    Opening on July 18, the Durban Intl. Film Festival now ranks as one of the longest running, biggest and fastest growing of major African film events and a burgeoning platform for business in South Africa and beyond. And if Durban's 34th edition says...
  • 'It's Us,' 'Me and You,' 'Khumba' Spark Buzz at Durban

    Inevitably, the ban slapped on opening night film "Of Good Report" by the South African Film and Publication Board over-shadowed the 34th Durban Festival's get-go. But, as South Africa's industry mobilizes opposition to what it slams as censorship, other...
  • Why would Somali militants attack a Kenyan shopping mall?

    Why would Somali militants attack a Kenyan shopping mall?
    Shabab, the Al Qaeda-affiliated Somali militant group claiming responsibility for a deadly assault Saturday on an upscale Nairobi shopping mall, has been implicated in a string of attacks in Kenya in recent years. The group has been issuing threats...
  • Four gunmen named in attack on mall in Kenya

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan security officials Saturday named four of the terrorists who attacked a Nairobi shopping mall two weeks ago and released CCTV footage of four gunmen walking calmly through the mall, talking on cellphones and carrying...
  • U.S. targets Al Qaeda, Shabab leaders in Libya, Somalia

    WASHINGTON — U.S. forces conducted raids in Somalia and Libya on Saturday targeting suspected militant leaders, including one tied to the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in East Africa. In an unusual operation in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,...
  • Target of U.S. raid in Somalia said to have planned string of attacks

    WASHINGTON – The target of the failed U.S. Navy SEAL raid in Somalia is a Kenyan militant who has planned a string of foiled terrorist attacks in East Africa and is linked to two of the region’s most notorious Al Qaeda operatives, according to...
  • Annan urges African leaders to stand by International Criminal Court

    Annan urges African leaders to stand by International Criminal Court
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African leaders meet in Ethiopia on Friday to discuss calls to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, even as former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan of Ghana urged them to stand by the court. Amid sharp criticism...
  • African Union official attacks 'condescending' International Criminal Court

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A top African Union official said the International Criminal Court was a "political instrument" with a condescending approach to Africa, as African leaders gathered in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to discuss the court....
  • Shabab's brutal warlord sent a message with Kenya mall attack

     Shabab's brutal warlord sent a message with Kenya mall attack
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The Somali warlord who claims responsibility for last month's shopping mall attack in Kenya is a man so ruthless and ambitious that even hardened militants fear him. According to some Islamist fighters in Somalia,...
  • Huge fire closes Nairobi's international airport

    A spectacular fire caused major damage Wednesday at the international airport in Nairobi, Kenya, one of the busiest in Africa, according to news reports and social media accounts. There were no reports of casualties, and the cause appeared to be...