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Eastern Africa

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Top Eastern Africa Articles

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  • 12-year-old climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro in fund-raising effort to combat childhood blindness

     
    Jason Kontomitras had a dream and a desire. The 12-year-old Los Angeles resident wanted to help blind and vision-impaired children in Guatemala be able to receive sight-restoring surgeries. To accomplish this, he set out on a fund-raising mission --...
  • Robert Christgau says goodbye to the Consumer Guide: An exit interview

     
    Robert Christgau is one of the prime forces in writing about popular music. He's my spiritual dad and a role model for many other cultural critics and journalists. Though he's published books and many longer essays and articles, Bob's best-known......
  • Kenya welcoming back tourists as peace returns

    With a peace deal in place and security almost back to normal, Kenya's beleaguered tourism industry is again welcoming travelers who had abandoned the East African nation after more than 1,000 people were killed in a post-election crisis. The U.S....
  • In Kenya, a spiral of killings

    In Kenya, a spiral of killings
    When Gabriel Okelo rose early Thursday to join a banned opposition rally, he did not take his machete. But he was sure he would be using it to kill again very soon. Just the day before, he said, he had slashed two people to death because they were from a...
  • Films and programs: aquarium tour, African wildlife and exotic destinations

    CABRILLO BEACH A tour of tide pools A guided walk along the rocky shore at Point Fermin State Marine Park is included in an interactive presentation about tide-pool flora and fauna. Where, when: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive,...