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Kenya's power generation company says a monkey caused a three-hour nationwide blackout.

Obama, traveling on a two-nation African tour, became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Kenya and Ethiopia. 

  • By Tom Odula, Rodney Muhumuza and Khalil Senosi The Associated Press

Masked gunman targeted non-Muslim students at Garissa University.

Chris Garang dreamed for years of knowing his parents' fate.

Learning about others and extending a helping hand is what drew Daniel Cardenas into the pen-pal school project with children from Africa.

  • Arizona Daily Star

Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted a box of bird eggs last week at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

  • By Patrick Nzioka For the Arizona Daily Star

As I write this piece, I am winding up my stay at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson, where I have been based for the last several weeks as a vi…

  • By Patrick Nzioka

Editor’s note: On his first day of a monthlong fellowship in Tucson, Kenyan journalist Patrick Nzioka attended Friday’s Operation Streamline p…

LONDON — Interpol on Thursday issued an arrest notice on behalf of Kenyan authorities for Samantha Lewthwaite, the fugitive Briton whom news …

  • Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star

When Aden Abdi first arrived in the United States at 9 years old, he and his family had hopes of a better life, education and success.

  • Veronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star

A University of Arizona professor has received a $376,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to research ways to control the spread …

  • The Associated Press

PHOENIX — Investigators for an Arizona sheriff's volunteer posse have declared that President Barack Obama's birth certificate is definitely f…

BALTIMORE — A 21-year-old college student accused of killing a housemate told police he ate the victim’s heart and part of his brain after he died.


The Kenyan domination of America's most famous marathon continued as Wesley Korir, left, won the men's race and Sharon Cherop took the fiercel…

  • The Associated Press The Associated Press

BOSTON - Trailing the leaders by 200 yards when the Boston Marathon slogged through Heartbreak Hill, Wesley Korir passed them one by one until…

  • Veronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star

A 14-foot-tall wooden giraffe stolen from the International School of Tucson in early March has been found and returned.

  • Veronica M. Cruz, Arizona Daily Star

A 14-foot-tall wooden giraffe stolen from the International School of Tucson in early March has been found and returned.

NAIROBI, Kenya — For the first time, sophisticated U.S. military surveillance drones capable of carrying missiles have begun patrolling waters…

  • By Phil Villarreal arizona daily star

Two-hundred teens from 15 schools pounded on their bongo drums in unison, sending rhythmic vibrations through the walls during the ninth annua…