Catholics everywhere have something to say
The world reacts to the pope's shocking announcement.
Glaring class disparity gains attention ahead of Kenya's presidential election
President Obama's focus on income inequality in America resonates with many in the land of his father.
Kenya: Barack Obama video message urges peaceful elections (VIDEO)
US President Barack Obama has released a YouTube video urging citizens of Kenya to support peaceful elections in March.
Iván Fernández Anaya's kindness reaffirms faith in athletes for some (VIDEO)
Spanish runner Iván Fernández Anaya helps confused Abel Mutai of Kenya win running race.
What the Oscars missed: That other foreign film
GlobalPost correspondents chime in with their overlooked picks for this year's Best Foreign Film.
Kenyan MPs award themselves lavish bonuses and benefits package
The bonuses alone are worth more than most Kenyans even dream about earning.
Elephant family slaughtered in Kenya
Poachers killed 11 elephants at a Kenyan National Park on Saturday for their ivory.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
Kenya: Clashes in Tana River district kill over 30
Clashes between two ethnic groups in Kenya's Tana River district have killed over 30 and injured at least 30 more.
Chatter: Deadly fighting in Kenya as elections approach
Inter-ethnic fighting in Kenya kills almost 40 people, the US looks for a Plan C to save it from the fiscal cliff, and it seems we're all still here, after all.
Kenya: explosion rocks mostly Somali Nairobi enclave
Bomb strikes Kenyan capital.
Somalia's Al-Shabab offers $8K reward for killing Kenyan forces: officials
Radical Al-Shabab group reportedly offering big bounty for killing Kenyans.
Spanking, drunk driving and women’s land rights
Commentary: An aid group explains how they persuaded Kenyan tribal to recognize equal rights for women.
Secret files show Kenya massacre cover-up
Secret documents just released show how British colonial authorities in Kenya tried to cover up the 1959 Hola detention camp massacre.
In Africa, lots of good news in the fight against AIDS
Major funding to fight AIDS in Africa, initiated by George W. Bush, continues to pay dividends.
Congo summit: African leaders gather to urge a halt to violence
A summit of leaders from Africa's Great Lakes region has urged M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo to stop the conflict.
Kenya grenade kills as many as 7
A grenade explosion on a Kenya minibus killed seven people and wounded another 24 on Sunday in a predominantly Somali neighborhood of Nairobi.
After massacre of police, army moves into northern Kenya
Residents of Kenya's rural north flee, worried about retaliatory attacks from Kenya's security forces.
Twins named after Obama and Romney in Kenya
Twins born in Kenya are named Barack and Mitt.
Obama wins: View from Kenya
It was 7 a.m. and the mud ground was littered with empty brandy bottles when CNN finally called it for Barack Obama.
As Kenyans eye US election, fears linger their own could turn bloody
A tribal power struggle led to more than 1,000 deaths around Kenya's last presidential election.
Kenya: grenade attack on church kills police officer
Assault on eastern Kenyan church kills officer, injures 11.
Saving Somalia: A matter of charcoal and UN bureaucracy
Somalia's embattled port of Kismayo could fall back to Al Shabaab militants if UN doesn’t lift charcoal embargo soon.
Kenya police kill two terror suspects in Mombasa
Kenya police shot dead on Sunday morning two terror suspects feared to be plotting attacks in the country’s popular coastal tourist city Mombasa.
Kenya restricts "hate" election texts
Kenya's political parties are banned from sending hateful text messages to voters.
Fighting Al Qaeda: Has Al Qaeda gained ground under Obama's watch?
Obama killed bin Laden. But Romney says Al Qaeda is still a threat. He's right.
Researchers use cell phones to track the movement of malaria in Africa
Could cell phones help scientists fight malaria? New research tracks human movement with cell phones, allowing them to form new insights into where malaria might occur
Protests in Kenya after MPs vote to give themselves massive bonus; President will veto bill
Protesters marched through Kenya's capital, Nairobi, after members of parliament voted in favor of a sendoff bonus of $110,000 each.
Darkness on the Delta: Tribal tensions flare in Kenya
The strife between the Orma and Pokomo tribespeople continues after a series of back-and-forth revenge massacres this summer.
African Union, Somali forces take control of Kismayo, key port city and last Al Shabaab stronghold
The city of Kismayo in southern Somalia was the last stronghold of Islamist militants Al Shabaab, but has now been secured by African Union and Somali forces.
Geoffrey Mutai wins Berlin Marathon
Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai won Sunday's Berlin Marathon with a time of two hours, four minutes and 15 seconds.