President strikes a chord with women in Kenya

BY ROBYN DIXON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAIROBI, Kenya – Esther Nduta dreamed of finishing school and starting a business, but her parents took her out of...

Obama’s late father looms over trip to Kenya

President has been asked to visit family during trip to Africa on counterterrorism efforts BY LESLEY CLARK MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON–Barack Obama is defined in many ways...

How Cuba’s tourism could affect rest of Caribbean

Loss of visitors to other countries a major concern BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MIAMI HERALD/TNS Cuba is poised to become the new darling of Caribbean tourism and its...

Made in Africa

Contemporary fashions from Ghana’s most notable designers on display at Florida museum BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER African fashion in its most sophisticated form is on display...

ISLAM’S CIVIL WAR

A year after the so-called Islamic State captured territory in Iraq, experts say that a war is almost inevitable, with Saudi Arabia and the...

Partnership forming between FAMU and Kenyan county

Agreement will enhance research, funding opportunities SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida A&M University (FAMU) Provost Marcella David and Siaya County, Kenya Governor Cornell Rasanga Amoth...

Kenya to restore gravesite of Obama’s dad

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Preparing for the July visit of President Barack Obama, officials of Siaya County in Kenya are proposing to spend 1 million...

Kerry’s visit to Kenya paves way for president

Secretary of State and Kenyatta discuss counterterrorism and security BY ROBYN DIXON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS JOHANNESBURG — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday sought to...

California faces serious risk of Nepal-like earthquake

In Nepal, experts had long feared that weak buildings would bring mass casualties in the event of a major quake. BY SHELBY GRAD AND RONG-GONG...

The latest on the tragedy in Nepal

LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Here’s the latest on what happened and the situation on the ground in Nepal. Q: How many people have died so far? A: As...

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