Kenya has seen some horrific terror attacks over the last couple of years. Increasingly the attackers are home-grown. President Barack Obama is heading to Kenya — his ancestral homeland — later this week.
After being detained for 80 days by the Chinese Government, artist Ai Weiwei was released on bail. The government cites economic crimes for his detention, such as evading taxes and destroying documents.
The Kenyan military is accused of turning the siege at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi into a looting spree. Now, Kenyans are demanding to know what happened during the four days the security forces fought al-Shabab inside the mall.
The illegal charcoal trade is a big contributor to deforestation in countries like Tanzania. After trying and failing once to curb the business, the country is now trying a new approach. The World's Sam Eaton has the story.