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Peter Martell

Peter Martell

    Kenyatta holds lead on second day of tense Kenya vote count
    Kenyatta holds lead on second day of tense Kenya vote count
    Kenyatta kept his lead in the partial results over rival Prime Minister Raila Odinga on the second day of vote counting and more than 36 hours...
    Risk of renewed violence 'perilously high' as Kenyan elections near
    Risk of renewed violence 'perilously high' as Kenyan elections near
    The elections are the the first since deadly post-poll unrest five years ago.
    Fear of new violence overshadows Kenya's elections
    Fear of new violence overshadows Kenya's elections
    The country is also awaiting the trial for crimes against humanity for a top presidential candidate.
    Hopes mount for deal as Sudan, S Sudan meet
    Hopes mount for deal as Sudan, S Sudan meet
    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and his Southern counterpart Salva Kiir entered a meeting room for the start of face-to-face talks, after hours of...
    Search for kidnapped aid workers in Somalia intensifies
    Search for kidnapped aid workers in Somalia intensifies
    Dadaab is the world's largest refugee camp.
    Seeing the majesty in Somalia's history
    Seeing the majesty in Somalia's history
    Those who dare to visit contemporary Mogadishu, often dubbed the world's most dangerous capital, catch only a glimpse of its vanished beauty in the...
    Kenya's Kenyatta quits as finance minister over ICC charges
    Kenya's Kenyatta quits as finance minister over ICC charges
    Kenya's Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta resigned on Thursday after the International Criminal Court ruled this week he should stand trial for his...
    South Sudan tribe vows to 'exterminate' rival group
    South Sudan tribe vows to 'exterminate' rival group
    Thousands of villagers in South Sudan hid in the bush on Monday, waiting for UN and government troops to stop a cattle vendetta which officials...
    Ruined cathedral offers refuge for drought-hit Somalis
    Ruined cathedral offers refuge for drought-hit Somalis
    Beneath the soaring arches of the bombed out ruins of Mogadishu's Roman Catholic cathedral, desperate families fleeing extreme drought and famine...
    Red tape delays UN relief to Horn of Africa
    Red tape delays UN relief to Horn of Africa
    The United Nation's World Food Programme readied aircraft with food aid bound for the Somali capital Mogadishu amid intensifying relief efforts for...
    Khartoum militia heading south, UN says
    Khartoum militia heading south, UN says
    Militiamen backed by the Sudanese government are heading south to the flashpoint town of Abyei as satellite images show troops, tanks and helicopters deploying, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
    Sudan army accused of war crimes in Abyei
    Sudan army accused of war crimes in Abyei
    Satellite images indicate evidence of "war crimes" committed by Sudan's northern army in the contested Abyei region, a monitoring group said on...