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Friday, April 29, 2016
Nairobi National Park will host the largest ever ivory burn on Saturday, burning over 100 tons of tusks. The pyrotechnic team is hoping they have enough donated fuel to make the big burn, burn.
Monday, April 18, 2016
A new study of the speech patterns of gelada monkeys in the Ethiopian Highlands suggests that linguistically humans aren't as unique as we think. So why has it taken us thousands of years to realize that? NPR has the story of how we listen to noises we don't understand.
Monday, April 18, 2016
China plans to open its first overseas military base in the African country of Djibouti. It's the same place where the U.S. has had its major African intelligence gathering base for the last 15 years.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
A diplomatic tangle in East Africa underlines China's growing might on the continent. Kenya faces a lawsuit from Taiwan over the "illegal abduction" of nationals deported to China. China says it's a matter of national security.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Infrared thermal cameras have revolutionized the way rangers can see into the dark. But sometimes, experience trumps technology.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
After steady complaints by taxi drivers in Kenya that the ride-sharing service Uber is stealing their business, six men were arrested last week and charged with attempted murder of an Uber driver.
Friday, March 11, 2016
Terrorist groups in Kenya are trying to lure smart recruits who can give orders and boost their brand on social media. A high-school teacher is battling them in the classroom.
Friday, February 19, 2016
It's known as the only national park in the world with a skyscraper skyline. Nairobi National Park, in the Kenyan capital, boasts elephants, giraffe, rhinos and lions roaming freely across a savannah a mere 4-mile drive from downtown.
But last night, the proximity of urban and natural environments got a ...
Monday, February 15, 2016
Nearly 1,000 women were raped in election violence in Kenya eight years ago. Campaigners say the victims are being deliberately ignored.
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Serving as a U.N. peacekeeper can be a lucrative profession for young Africans. But Burundians seeking such work must pledge loyalty to their government, which is implicated in human rights abuses.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
NPR’s East Africa Correspondent Gregory Warner discusses growing political violence in Burundi, the east African nation just south of Rwanda.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Two weeks ago, Kenyans finally got access to Netflix. But we still don't know if they'll binge happily every after.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Amnesty International says that Apple, Samsun and Sony are failing to do basic checks to make sure that minerals in their products are not mined by children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
John Magufuli, the new president of Tanzania, aims to cut over-the-top government spending and improve services. Opponents hope he fizzles out.
Friday, January 01, 2016
War-torn South Sudan's capital, Juba, isn't the first place you might think of when someone says "Japanese-style massage." Think again.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Political violence in the African nation of Burundi has forced an estimated 200,000 people to flee. Some are musicians who are bringing the country's diverse styles together in one band.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Burundi appears on the verge of coming apart.There are calls for intervention by African Union forces to calm ethnic tensions in a region still traumatized by the 1994 genocide in neighboring Rwanda.
Monday, December 21, 2015
Paul Kagame is the only president the country has had since 2000. He's already served two terms, and voters support amending the constitution to allow him to stay in office another 17 years.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
In Ethiopia, students have been killed while protesting the government's proposals to take over territory in the Oromia region.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Two years ago, the United Nations made a spur-of-the-moment decision to open its bases to hundreds of thousands who sought refuge from war. Today, those bases resemble permanent communities.