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Kenya Thwarts Militant Attack Near Garissa

Garissa county is where militants seized control of a university and killed nearly 150 people last month More

South Sudanese farmer Paul Alim Amuol waters crops on his 4.5-hectare farm in Bor, Jonglei state. Amuol says he needs better technology to boost production and to be able to get his crops to market before they go off.

Soil Doctor Offers Healthy Advice for Smallholder Farmers

Soil education is vital for improved crop production More

Video Kenya Imam Denies His Mosque Is Center of Radicalization

Idrisi Nyaboga says Riyadh Majengo Mosque on outskirts of Nairobi works to de-radicalize youths around Majengo More

To buy dollars with South Sudanese Pounds (SSP) at the official exchange rate of 3.16 to the dollar, people have to go to the Central Bank in Juba. The black market rate is about 9 SSP to $1.

South Sudan Expats Feel Exchange Rate Pinch

Black market exchange rate for South Sudanese Pound is 9 to $1, while official rate - only available at Central Bank in Juba - is around 3 SSP to $1. More

FILE - Kenya gay and lesbian activists conceal their identity behind masks to protest a wave of laws against homosexuality in African countries, Feb. 10, 2014.

LGBT Activist: Kenya More Tolerant, but Still Not Safe

Kenyan High Court rules that a gay and lesbian organization should be allowed to officially register More


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