ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia held a memorial on Tuesday for the army chief of staff slain with four other senior officials in weekend attacks that posed the biggest threat yet to the prime minister's reforms. | Video
NAIROBI Supporters and opponents of gay rights said on Friday they accepted a decision by Kenya's High Court to delay for another three months a ruling on whether to strike down a colonial-era law banning gay sex.
NAIROBI A blast near a cinema in the centre of Kenya's capital injured two people on Saturday and police said they suspected it was a homemade bomb. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
NAIROBI Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to escape an attack claimed by Somalia-based Islamist group al Shabaab. | Video
NAIROBI, Jan 15 Gunmen blasted their way into a
hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday,
killing at least seven people and sending workers diving under
desks from an attack claimed by Somali Islamists al Shabaab.
NAIROBI A Kenyan charity held a pageant on Friday for people with albinism in a bid to affirm the dignity of a group that has faced discrimination, violence and even murder because of the hereditary condition. | Video
LAMU, Kenya Kenyan islanders have built a boat made entirely of recycled plastic collected during clean-ups of the ocean to highlight the growing menace of plastic waste that ends up in the sea.
MALAKAL, South Sudan Yellow flowered vines crawl through empty window frames and up crumbling brick walls. Electricity poles are slanting along the road, cables hanging dead from their arms. The sign for Malakal's city council is riddled with bullet holes.
NAIROBI A blood-red moon dazzled star gazers across much of the world on Friday when it moved into Earth's shadow for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st Century. | Video
KOGUTA/KISUMU, Kenya The body of a man was found in a sugarcane field in western Kenya on Sunday, a day after high-level officials visited the area aiming to calm ethnic tensions inflamed by this week's presidential election.