In East Africa
Mar 2nd, 2013
By Nadine Kalinauskas | Good News A Kenyan teen’s invention, “Lion Lights,” helps protect his family’s livestock from lions — and earned him an invitation to speak at this week’s TED conference. Richard Turere, 13, was raised on the edge of Nairobi National Park, Kenya. ...
In East Africa
Sep 7th, 2012
NAIROBI — Kenyan gunmen shot dead 11 people in a revenge attack following a massacre last month in which 52 people were killed in the remote southeastern Tana region, Red Cross officials said Friday. “Fresh attacks in Tana River have resulted in the death of 11 people, and left 10 injured and h...
May 3rd, 2012
Abuja – A Nigerian hospital has received 56 bodies from an attack on a cattle market in the remote northeast overnight, a hospital nurse who gave his name as Babangida told Reuters by telephone. Gunmen opened fire on a cattle market in the town of Potiskum, killing and wounding many people, wit...
Feb 3rd, 2012
An official in South Sudan says 37 people were killed when shooting broke out at a meeting to settle disputes over stolen cattle. The incident happened Wednesday in Mayendit county, in South Sudan’s Unity State. The state information minister, Gideon Gatpan, says random shooting began after gun...
Oct 30th, 2010
Community leaders in Nigeria’s Plateau State are appealing for calm in villages outside the city of Jos. At least six people – women and children – were killed, cattle slaughtered and homes burned in one village this week. In January and March this year, similar attacks prompted a s...