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Topic - Kenya
Nina Munk spent six years researching the most ambitious effort yet to end poverty in Africa. Her resulting book is a story of the limits of good intentions. The Deseret News interviewed Munk on her book and antipoverty efforts more generally.
Daniel Adongo is finally starting to feel comfortable with the Colts.
Shoppers are getting ready to spend billions to shower family, friends and even neighbors with a bit of holiday love. And that means our elves have been scouring the Internet and store shelves for items you might not have considered.
A growing number of terrorist groups in Africa are turning to the illegal trade of elephant tusks to finance their operations, cashing in on a massive demand for ivory spurred by a burgeoning, wealthier middle class in Asia.
One of the four Westgate Mall attackers once lived in a refugee camp of 50,000 Somali refugees in northwestern Kenya, two security officials said, highlighting Kenya's interest in speeding up the return of nearly 500,000 Somali refugees to their home country.
One of terrorism's most feared weapons, the shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missile, has begun to flow into war-ravaged Syria in numbers that alarm the West because they may fall into the hands of al Qaeda, according to national security analysts.
Kenya has charged four Somali nationals for cooperation in September's terrorist attack on Westgate Mall that killed 67 people.
Protesters marched through Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, on Thursday to demand justice for a 16-year-old girl after the men who allegedly raped her were ordered to mow the lawn of a police station before walking free.
In the decades after World War II, much of the world feared a calamitous nuclear confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. Ultimately, the Cold War remained cold, and the peace was disturbed primarily by a succession of brush-fire wars that often were irrelevant to the superpowers' rivalry.
The lenient punishment for six men accused of brutally raping a young Kenyan girl and leaving her for dead in a ditch has prompted more than one million people to sign a petition demanding justice.
The price of security includes harassment from the sensitivity police
Bad guys such as al-Libi should face justice in U.S. courts
Like so many movies inspired by recent history, “The Fifth Estate” doesn’t reveal so much as it restates. It’s a condensed-for-drama highlight reel that covers Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s rise from lonely hacker activist to media sensation and global governmental irritant.
The U.S. and the European Union sent a strong diplomatic signal to Ukraine this week by linking improved trade relations to the release of the ailing pro-Western opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
The national debate over how to treat suspected terrorists seized overseas has a new poster child: a 49-year old Libyan extremist charged as one of the planners in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa.