Author

 
Boris Bachorz

Boris Bachorz

    Somalia's president offers amnesty to pirates
    Somalia's president offers amnesty to pirates
    Somalia's president has offered an amnesty to young pirates in a bid to end attacks off the coast as he seeks to rebuild the war-torn country.
    Kenya shows camel's milk is set for boom times
    Kenya shows camel's milk is set for boom times
    Camel's milk, cherished by the Cushite people of Kenya, is now enjoying a renaissance in the capital Nairobi and could become internationally coveted.
    AU summit to grapple with Libya conflict
    AU summit to grapple with Libya conflict
    This week's AU summit will try to show a united front on Libya, even though calls are mounting within the grouping for Muammar Gaddafi to leave.
    After 30 years, war on Aids at 'moment of truth'
    After 30 years, war on Aids at 'moment of truth'
    With the war on Aids nearing its 30th anniversary, the United Nations on Thursday declared "a moment of truth" had come for new strategies.
    African Union agrees to beef up Somalia force
    African Union agrees to beef up Somalia force
    Leaders of the African Union agreed at a summit on Monday to reinforce the AU peacekeeping mission in Somalia to counter al-Shabaab insurgents.
    Africa boosts Somalia force
    Africa boosts Somalia force
    The African force battling al-Qaeda-linked rebels in Mogadishu, Somalia, will be boosted by a battalion from Guinea.
    Exiled Somali musicians rap against al-Shabaab
    Exiled Somali musicians rap against al-Shabaab
    A group of young Somali musicians in exile is challenging the hard-line al-Shabaab Islamists who control large swathes of their homeland.
    The martial arts grannies of Kenya's Korogocho slum
    The martial arts grannies of Kenya's Korogocho slum
    The karateka grandmas of Korogocho slum are learning the rudiments of martial arts in order to survive in one of Kenya's most dangerous shantytowns.
    Climate change already a reality in Africa
    Climate change already a reality in Africa
    From prolonged droughts to melting ice caps to heavy flooding and unpredictable weather, climate change effects are already wrecking lives in Africa.