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Boris Bachorz

Boris Bachorz

    Somalia's president offers amnesty to pirates
    Somalia's president offers amnesty to pirates
    "We have been negotiating with the pirates indirectly through the elders," President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud told AFP. "Piracy has to...
    Kenya shows camel's milk is set for boom times
    Kenya shows camel's milk is set for boom times
    For the tattered-clothed young men in this remote community, milking a camel's stubby udders at sunrise is not a novelty, but a daily chore to get...
    AU summit to grapple with Libya conflict
    AU summit to grapple with Libya conflict
    The African Union meets in a summit this week that will try to show a united front on Libya, even though calls are mounting within the grouping for...
    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 to...
    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, Ethiopian Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin told AFP....
    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 and could further swell to...
    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, by...
    The martial arts grannies of Kenya's Korogocho slum
    The martial arts grannies of Kenya's Korogocho slum
    At the age of 60, 80 or maybe 100, the karateka grandmas of Korogocho slum are learning the rudiments of martial arts in order to survive in one of...
    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 patterns, climate change effects are already wrecking lives...