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Stories with person: Uhuru Kenyatta
  • East African leaders call for Burundi to delay elections 
    Updated: May-31-15 2:07 pm

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Burundi's government should postpone parliamentary and presidential elections for a six weeks because of unrest triggered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office, an emergency meeting for the heads of state from the regional East African Community urged Sunday.

  • Thousands attend Italian nun's beatification in Kenya story has photos
    Updated: May-23-15 1:49 pm

    KAMPALA, Uganda - Tens of thousands of people gathered in a central Kenyan town Saturday to attend the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun who worked for many years in this East African nation.

  • Two decades after 'Black Hawk Down,' Kerry visits Somalia story has photos
    Updated: May-05-15 1:08 pm

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - Two decades after dead American soldiers were dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, John Kerry on Tuesday became the first secretary of state to set foot in Somalia, a symbolic visit to show support for the African nation's fledgling government and the United States' readiness to move past a dark chapter in its history.

  • US gives $45 million to help Kenya with refugee crisis story has photos
    Updated: May-04-15 12:56 pm

    NAIROBI, Kenya - The United States said Monday it will give $45 million to help Kenya deal with an increasingly complex refugee crisis in a region long defined by Somalia's endemic violence, but where war in nearby Yemen is now creating conditions so dire that some people are even fleeing to Somalia.

  • Kerry makes emotional appeal to So. Sudan's warring leaders 
    Updated: May-04-15 12:34 pm

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Secretary of State John Kerry condemned South Sudan's warring president and opposition leader as "disgraceful" Monday for squandering the promise of the world's youngest country and pledged $5 million to create a court or another institution that might one day hold perpetrators of the nation's violence accountable.