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Kenyan legislators move to determine their own pay

08/22/2013 8:52am
Kenyan legislators, considered by many citizens here as both overpaid and greedy, are quietly attempting to change a constitutional provision that recently took away the parliamentarians' powers to set their own salaries.

Terror leader's group grows, vows to aid Egyptians

08/22/2013 11:08am
The one-eyed terror leader Moktar Belmoktar, considered by many to be the most dangerous man in the Sahara, is now officially joining forces with a Mali-based jihadist group and vowing to support Islamists in Egypt, according to a statement posted Thursday.

Borno state to train youths to stop radicalization

08/22/2013 11:13am
Using every resource from psychologists to agriculture experts and security forces, the Nigerian state at the heart of an Islamic uprising hopes to reach a reservoir of angry and rootless young men easily recruited by Islamic extremists and transform them into productive members of society.

AP PHOTOS: Exclusive images show Mubarak release

08/22/2013 11:55am
Smiling and wearing a white T-shirt, Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was released from prison Thursday and flown to a military hospital outside Cairo where he will be held under house arrest.

In Uganda, a Rwandan exile goes missing

08/22/2013 12:10pm
One Rwandan refugee is missing and another was almost taken from Uganda's capital, officials said Thursday, in the latest case highlighting Rwanda's uneasy relationship with exiles who have fled the country.

Unrest delivers huge blow to Egypt tourism

08/22/2013 1:52pm
Heshmat Youssef used to make a decent living sailing foreign tourists down Egypt's Nile River. Since political unrest flared, business has dried up faster than water in the desert.