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.
Kenya's president and the country's main opposition leader sat down to talk today, in a meeting mediated by former United Nations chief Kofi Annan, and meanwhile, there were reports of continuing violence in Kenya
The interviews with the fake pirates have made it into the venerable pages of Time magazine and have been broadcast in documentaries, one of which was reportedly shown in some 18 countries across the world.
In Barack Obama's first election, the eyes of Kenya, where his father was born, were watching closely. But this year, as the novelty has worn off and Kenyans face their own upcoming election, attention has shifted -- especially as people focus on getting young people interested in voting.
The violent attack on a mall in Nairobi is a sign of desperation from the Somali group responsible for it, according to analyst Ken Menkhaus, professor of political science at Davidson College. Anchor Marco Werman challenges him to explain his analysis.
A massive fire has destroyed the arrivals hall and immigration unit at East Africa's busiest air hub, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya. Anchor Aaron Schachter talks with Richard Kagoe, a correspondent for K24 television in Nairobi, Kenya.