• Meet Eagle Dad whose 6-year-old son has piloted a plane February 18, 2014

    A Chinese man called Eagle Dad is pushing his young son to the extreme to toughen him up. The 6-year-old boy has already piloted a plane, became the world's youngest sailor and is achieving much more. ...
  • Poll fever hits Kenya, Obama's village roots for blue November 6, 2012

    American election fever is running high in Kenya too. CNN's David McKenzie visited the village of Kogelo - where Barack Obama's father was born. On the eve of the US presidential election, everyone is wondering which state will move into the blue which will move into the red, but the...
  • Somali pirates kill four American sailors February 23, 2011

    The hostage drama off the coast of Africa ended in a tragedy after the Somali pirates killed all the four American sailors they had abducted on February 18. The sailors were killed after negotiation failed. The four had plans to sail around the world in their yacht. ...
  • Watch: Art therapy for kids in quake-hit Haiti March 5, 2010

    The art therapy program is run by Quiqueya University. ...
  • At least 10 killed in torrential rains in Haiti March 2, 2010

    Hallf-a-million people are still living in tents and tarpaulin. ...
  • Elephant orphanage in Nairobi bats for tuskers in peril November 16, 2009

    Elephant herds across east Africa have dwindled in numbers. ...
  • Fleeing pirates' boat capsizes, survivor narrates tale January 13, 2009

    Internal rivalry between pirate gangs caused firing at high seas. ...
  • Somali pirates paid $3 mn for releasing super-tanker January 10, 2009

    The ordeal of 25 sailors on board the Sirius Star is finally over. ...
  • Kenyan village upbeat about Barack's win November 4, 2008

    The village of Kogelo is also gearing up for 'Obama Sports Day.' ...
  • Pirates flourish in war-torn Somalia September 30, 2008

    Somalia has not had an effective government for almost two decades. ...
  • Obama's half-brother a slum dweller in Nairobi August 23, 2008

    Little has been said about Obama's half-brother in Nairobi. ...
  • Catching US poll fever? Try and sip an 'Obama' February 14, 2008

    Lahore: Cricket coach Waqar Younis on Friday urged Pakistan to groom a young captain, worrying that age may catch up with the national squad's current leader Misbah-ul-Haq. Pakistan developed a mini captaincy crisis after Shahid Afridi abruptly quit Test cricket on a tour of England and his replacement, Salman Butt...
  • Catching US poll fever? Try and sip an 'Obama' February 14, 2008

    Lahore: Cricket coach Waqar Younis on Friday urged Pakistan to groom a young captain, worrying that age may catch up with the national squad's current leader Misbah-ul-Haq. Pakistan developed a mini captaincy crisis after Shahid Afridi abruptly quit Test cricket on a tour of England and his replacement, Salman Butt...