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January 17, 2020
Locust outbreak, most serious in 25 years, hits East Africa
The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food ...
January 16, 2020
1st malaria vaccine tried out in babies in 3 African nations
A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine ...
January 15, 2020
'Amazing': New embryo made of nearly extinct rhino species
Researchers say they have successfully created another embryo of the nearly extinct northern white rhino in a global effort ...
January 13, 2020
Al-Shabab extremists kill 3 teachers in Kenya, abduct 1
Al-Shabab extremists killed three people in an assault early Monday in eastern Kenya, its fifth attack in thirteen days, ...
January 08, 2020
Car bomb kills 3, wounds 6 at checkpoint in Somali capital
A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint in Somalia's capital Wednesday morning, killing three people and wounding six others, a ...
January 07, 2020
4 children shot dead in latest al-Shabab attack in Kenya
Four small children were shot dead while trying to take refuge from the latest al-Shabab extremist attack in Kenya early ...
January 06, 2020
Kenya police: 3 arrested trying to enter British Army camp
Kenyan police say they arrested three “terrorist suspects" who tried to force their way into a British Army training camp on ...
January 05, 2020
Extremists attack Kenya military base, 3 Americans killed
Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday, killing three ...
January 02, 2020
Kenyan officials say extremist attack on bus convoy kills 4
Kenyan officials say four people were killed on Thursday when a convoy of passenger buses was fired on by Islamic extremists ...
December 28, 2019
Rwanda avoids US-style opioids crisis by making own morphine
It was something, the silence. Nothing but the puff of her breath and the scuff of her slip-on shoes as Madeleine Mukantagara ...
December 26, 2019
Burundi's president again says he won't run for another term
Burundi’s president has again indicated he will not run for another term next year in the politically volatile East African ...
December 23, 2019
Mayor says landslides kill at least 15 in Burundi's capital
The mayor of Burundi's capital says at least 15 people have been killed by landslides caused by heavy rains over the weekend.
December 09, 2019
Flamboyant governor of Kenya's capital charged with graft
The flamboyant governor of Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, was Monday charged with 19 counts of graft-related charges as the ...
December 08, 2019
Kenya building collapse toll hits 10 but 2 survivors found
Kenyan rescuers digging through the rubble of a six-story building found two survivors alive Sunday, two days after it ...
December 06, 2019
Police: Al-Shabab extremists kill 8 on bus in northern Kenya
Police in Kenya say suspected al-Shabab extremists have stopped a bus in the north near Somalia and killed eight passengers, ...
December 06, 2019
6-story building collapses in Nairobi; at least 4 killed
A six-story residential building collapsed Friday in Kenya's capital, officials said, with at least four people killed and ...
December 06, 2019
Italian priest, and 2 Kenyan men who say he’s their father
Steven Lacchin grew up a fatherless boy, but he knew some very basic facts about the man who was his father. He knew Lacchin, ...
December 05, 2019
Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi
At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities ...
November 28, 2019
East Africa struggles with heavy rains, with more to come
Flash flooding has hit the small but strategic East African nation of Djibouti, where the government and United Nations said ...
November 24, 2019
Kenya flooding death toll rises to 60; 7 others missing
Authorities in Kenya says the death toll from heavy rains that unleashed floods in the west of the country has risen to 60 ...
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