Townspeople watch as rescue workers tend to the injured and dead in flattened homes after a gasoline pipeline exploded Monday in Nairobi, Kenya. At least 75 people were dead and the toll was expected to rise; more than 100 suffered severe burns. (Associated Press)
Turkana people wait in line to receive food from a famine-relief charity in Turkana district, Kenya, on Aug. 30. The U.N. says tens of thousands already have died in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti owing to famine.
A woman and her husband in Kenya wait for food distribution from Oxfam on Tuesday. The United Nations says tens of thousands of people have died of starvation in the drought-plagued Horn of Africa.
A woman carries three water containers on her back to her home on Aug. 4, 2011, at a refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya. The camp, designed for 90,000 people, now houses about 440,000 refugees, almost all from war-ravaged Somalia. (Associated Press)
Members of Rage Mohamed's family are overtaken by a dust storm as they try to build a makeshift shelter on the outskirts of the world's largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, this month. It took the 15-member family five days to walk to the camp from their drought-stricken home in Somalia. (Associated Press)
A malnourished Abdi Ibrahim is comforted by his wife, Duba Dagane, as he lies on his bed in Lagbogal, Kenya. Parts of Kenya and Somalia are experiencing pre-famine conditions, the United Nations has said. More than 10 million people are affected in five African nations.
**FILE** This undated photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, the al Qaeda operative behind the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. A Somali official said June 11, 2011 that Mohammed was killed by security forces four days earlier. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** This Aug. 8, 1998, file photo shows the United States Embassy, left, and other damaged buildings in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, the day after terrorist bombs in Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin, File)
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Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya takes the final strides of the fastest marathon ever run in the men's division of the 115th Boston Marathon. Strong winds helped Mutai post a time of 2:03.02.
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot of Kenya, winner of men's elite division of the 2010 Boston Marathon, listens to reporter's question during a news conference for the 115th Boston Marathon, Friday, April 15, 2011, in Boston. The Boston Marathon is schedulted to run on Monday, April 18. (AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)
In this undated photo released by the journal Science adult female baboons are seen with infants in Amboseli, Kenya. A team at Iowa State University studied data on primate aging, collected over decades around the world, and compared it with statistics on modern Americans. It turns out the aging pattern for humans isn't too different from most other primates, such as chimpanzees, monkeys and baboons, new research shows. (AP Photo/Science) NO SALES.
In this March 1, 2011, photo, Mariam Bario, recently relocated to Seattle from Kenya, fills out an application with others at a job fair, in SeaTac, Wash. Employers in February hired at the fastest pace in almost a year and the unemployment rate fell to 8.9 percent -- a nearly two-year low. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
An Airtel billboard in Nairobi, Kenya, reflects the aggressiveness of the communications giant. Millions of mobile-phone subscribers in Africa saw the company icon on their phone screens change from Zain to Airtel last fall. (Associated Press)
In this Jan 7, 2008, photo, Kenyan politician William Ruto, during a meeting in Narobi, Kenya. The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to charge six Kenyans, including the country's deputy prime minister, with crimes against humanity including murder, persecution and rape committed during post election violence in 2007-2008. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)
Macdonald Ondara, in orange, of Kenya runs back from Asilomar State Beach on his way to winning the men's division of the Big Sur Half Marathon in Pacific Grove, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/ Monterey County Herald, David Royal)