Six months after violence erupted in Kenya over a disputed presidential election, voters are heading back to the polls and these latest by-elections will test the strength of the nation's young coalition government
Today's answer is Kenya. That's where the country's president and his wife are exchange public accusations over who's to blame for two recent fires that killed at least 145 people in their country. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter David McGuffin, who's following the story.
GlaxoSmithKline has said it will allow the manufacturers of generic drugs to produce versions of its medicines for treating HIV and AIDS. PRI's The World speaks with Michelle Childs, Director of Policy at the Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.
In East Africa, a multi-billion-dollar supertanker port is being planned for Lamu on the coast of Kenya. the big changes also threaten one of the last strongholds of traditional Swahili culture. Matthew Brunwasser reports.
In many African countries, dozens of different languages are spoken by different ethnic groups. And while each country often has a European language as its "official" language, most people don't even begin to understand it. That presents a problem for aid groups, trying to share information.