Former South African President Nelson Mandela, whose death was announced Thursday, leaves an indelible mark on the world. Here’s testament to that by a Sierra Leonean who looked to Mandela for strength in
Kenyan police inspector general David Kimaiyo is accused of sabotaging his country's media freedom in the wake of the Westgate tragedy in Nairobi. The scenario is so absurd it has fairytale-like dimensions.
For over a decade, pirates from Somalia have been making international news headlines. Many stories focus on how Western navies deal with raids in the fish-rich Gulf of Aden. But what actually spurs on these attacks?
In early 2008, a young Kenyan man known by many as DJ Talanta tried to prevent a woman from being raped in the post-election violence. He lost his arm in the process. A photographer took an image of it. This is his story.