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Anthropologists argue that authorities and medical workers won't stop Ebola until they do more to help West Africans mourn.
Those most responsible for the suffering are staying at luxury hotels, unable to agree during daytime negotiations but happy to mingle in the bar at night. Western supporters are getting fed up.
Brutal, unforgiving violence has touched everyone in Malakal, a town that's seen the worst of South Sudan's civil war.
It's relatively safe in Pathai, so tens of thousands of South Sudanese are trying to get there.
'When it started happening, all the memories of Srebrenica, all the faces, came back to me.'
President Obama says US strategy against terrorism in Somalia offers a model for taking on the Islamic State.
Tuesday, the world learned that a US missile strike in southern Somalia on Monday had targeted Ahmed Godane, the leader of Al Shabaab, a terrorist with a $7 million bounty on his head.
Kenya's filmmakers are upending Hollywood tropes and giving the world a more complex view of their homeland.
The current outbreak is on track to kill more people than all previous outbreaks combined. There aren't enough doctors. And women are at particular risk.
Should the experimental drugs that have been given to two Americans be sent to Liberia?
Where the virus comes from, what it does to its victims and why this outbreak is so bad.
Disease, war, famine and death. The four horsemen of the apocalypse will all be in the world's newest country before the year is out.
The country is both beautiful and tragic as hunger and violence take hold.
Alarmed by the rise in attacks, the government is concentrating on immigrants from neighboring Somalia. But what if the threat comes from Kenyans, instead?
Training the army that will either stabilize the country, or fail it.
What our correspondent saw when he checked in on a campaign against Al Shabaab.
The Kenyan government's latest shoot-itself-in-the-foot crackdown on Somali immigrants has convinced many to return on their own.
In Cape Town, gay bars abound. In other countries nearby, homosexual acts can get you tossed into prison.
Need to defend a strongman up for crimes against humanity charges? Kenya has the answer.