Protesters sit down in the street during an anti-corruption demonstration in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Dec. 1, 2015. Over a hundred demonstrators marched to the Supreme Court, Parliament, and State House on Tuesday to protest against corruption. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Kenya losing battle with corruption

Kenya has long been one of the richest and most developed countries in Africa. The capital Nairobi is a hub for businesses all over the continent,...
Elephant tusks are stacked in one of around a dozen pyres of ivory, in Nairobi National Park, Kenya, April 28, 2016.  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, file)

The business of poaching

Might your children or grandchildren someday live in a world without rhinoceroses or African elephants? The chances of that are probably higher...
Burundian protesters march during an anti-government demonstration against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in Cibitoke neighborhood of the capital Bujumbura, June 2, 2015.  (EPA/Dai Kurokawa)

Burundi on edge

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza's announcement in April that he would seek a third five-year term set off a year of instability in the central...