| Apr 18, 2014
The bizarre performance-art video from Wangechi Mutu, "The End of Eating Everything," is the first of many dispatches from an unsettling world of erotic female androids, androgynous plant monsters and grotesque animal hybrids. The Kenyan artist's eight-...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:11 PM
BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever.
And yes, the security was tighter.
But on a brilliant spring day, the city brought to...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Ten people died Friday when two explosions shattered a Nairobi market, even as hundreds of British tourists were evacuating the country because of warnings of an increased terror threat.
Kenya's National Disaster Operation Center said 76 people were...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The growing TV biz in Kenya could be entering a golden age for creatives, as increased competition between local webs and pay TV operators is spurring a boom in content. But locating coin to pay for projects is a challenge as producers work to find a pan-...
| May 24, 2014
| 5:33 PM
| May 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When terrorists attacked the upscale Westgate shopping mall in Kenya's capital inSeptember, they dealt a blow to exhibitors who were already struggling to see B.O. returns. "Suddenly, people got scared, and shopping malls were empty," says Trushna Patel...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Hunched over the kitchen table in an East Baltimore row home, E'Lexus Cole carefully arranged photographs of David Mbugua into a collage. It was important that she get the close-up photo, the one with him wearing a black knit hat, in the middle....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:31 PM
When you're working with wild animals, sometimes things don't go exactly as planned.
"I've been hurt quite a few times by animals—stung and bitten and scratched and stabbed," actor/adventurer Dominic Monaghan said. "This year I have about 40...
| Feb 16, 2014
For decades, one golden rule has guided America's military involvement in Africa: Stay out.
Generally speaking, the reason was a sense that the strategic stakes did not justify the risk. When we deviated from this rule, we often learned lessons the hard...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Still abuzz over Lupita Nyong'o's supporting actress win at the Oscars, Kenya's emerging film biz is looking to build on the attention that the homegrown star's success has generated abroad. Best known for a locations industry that's created iconic...
| Mar 30, 2014
Anne Sweeney doesn't shy away from a challenge.
"There are over 600,000 refugees in Kenya and over 100,000 refugees in Nairobi," says Sweeney, 35, executive director and co-founder of Heshima Kenya, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect...