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The coordinated assault began with an explosion that targeted three vehicles outside a bank, and a suicide bombing in the hotel lobby that severely wounded a number of guests, said Kenya's national police chief.
By Joseph Mwihia, Associated Press
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At least 50 percent of Nairobi's population lives in slums, yet until a few years ago, many busy neighborhoods were blank spaces on official maps. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kenya on the ways mapping technology is…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
As a college student, Jeffrey Gettleman traveled to East Africa and fell in love. He also fell in love that year with a woman back home. Their time and work apart, and his life and work covering a continent as…
By PBS NewsHour
By Jeffrey Brown
Well, this is unusual: I am standing in the middle of a dozen or so elephants, one running his trunk up my chest toward my face, another giving me a bump in the rear end. One does not do this…
By Larisa Epatko
Three years ago, 13-year-old “Claude” -- a pseudonym used for his protection -- had to flee his home in the Democratic Republic of Congo when his village came under attack. He was separated from his mother and he hasn’t seen…
By Victoria Fleischer
Photographer Mia Collis captures the story of Boxgirls, a program that teaches boxing and life skill to young girls growing up in the Kariobangi slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
For the Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabab, the 2013 attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed 67 people is being used to inspire new soldiers. Jamal Osman of Independent Television News goes inside a camp where nearly…
BREAKING: Interpol issues arrest notice for British terror widow Samantha Lewthwaite at request of Kenya.— The Associated Press (@AP) September 26, 2013…
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